newswrestling22 days ago

Bajrang Punia clinches gold at UWW ranking series in Bulgaria

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has won a gold medal in the 65 kg freestyle category at the Dan Kolov-Nikol Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria. On the other hand, Vinesh Phogat won three bouts and entered the final of the 53 kg category in the tournament which is a part of UWW ranking series.
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newswrestling23 days ago

Pooja Dhanda wins gold at UWW ranking series in Bulgaria

Indian female wrestler Pooja Dhanda has clinched a gold medal in the 59 kg category at the Dan Kolov-Nikol Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria. On the other hand, after losing her final bout, Sakshi Malik had to settle down with a silver medal in the 65 kg category at the tournament.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Hope to bag a medal at the Tokyo Olympics, says Pooja Dhanda

Wrestler Pooja Dhanda has stated that while standing on the World Championship podium she dreamt of being on the Tokyo Olympics podium with a medal of a better colour around her neck. Dhanda recently won a bronze in 57 kg category at the Wrestling World Championship in Budapest earlier this year.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Wrestling | Bajrang Punia reaches No. 1 spot in 65 kg category

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has become the World’s Number 1 wrestler in the 65 kilograms freestyle category. The improvement in the ranking for the grappler comes at the back of a gold medal wins at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games and a silver at the World Championship in wrestling.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Pooja Dhanda brings home Bronze medal at Wrestling World Championships

It was a bright day for India at the Wrestling World Championship as 24-year-old, Pooja Dhanda won the bronze medal with a magnificent 10-7 win against Grace Jacob Bullen in Budapest. This is the second major medal for Pooja this year having won a silver the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Wrestling World Championships | Sakshi Malik, Ritu Malik and Pooja Dhanda in line for bronze

Indian female wrestling trio of Sakshi Malik, Ritu Mailk and Pooja Dhanda are all in contention for a bronze medal at the ongoing Wrestling World Championships being held in Budapest, Hungary. All the three Indian wrestlers now need three wins each to land on the podium via repechage.
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newswrestling5 months ago

World Wrestling Championships | Bajrang Punia only Indian wrestler to be seeded

Bajrang Punia is the only Indian wrestler to be seeded from a 30-man strong Indian squad that travelled to Hungary for the World Wrestling Championships which is slated to begin on October 20. Punia, who is the reigning Asian champion, has been seeded third in the men’s 65 kg freestyle category.
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newswrestling6 months ago

Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia to lead 30-man Indian squad at Wrestling World Championships

The experienced duo of Indian wrestlers - Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik - will shoulder the task of leading a 30-man squad for the upcoming Wrestling World Championships to be held in Budapest from October 20. WFI has named 10 members each in free-style, greco-roman, and women’s wrestling events.
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newswrestling8 months ago

Asian Games | I was born for combat sports, reveals CWG silver medalist Pooja Dhanda

After impressing in the sport of judo in the past and her recent triumph at this year’s 2018 Gold Coast CWG, 24-year old Pooja Dhanda has said that she was born to compete in combat sports. Pooja added that she is aiming for nothing less than a gold medal at the upcoming Asian Games in Jakarta.
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newswrestlinga year ago

CWG 2018 | Indian wrestler Pooja Dhanda settles for Silver in the Women's Freestyle 57 kg

India bagged their sixth medal in wrestling at the 2018 Gold Coast CWG courtesy as female wrestler Pooja Dhanda bagged the Silver medal in the Women's Freestyle 57 kg today. Dhanda beat Emily Schaefer, Ana Moceyawa, Joseph Tiako, and Odunayo Adekuoroye to win the SIlver in the event.
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