newswrestling11 days 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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newswrestling15 days 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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newswrestlinga month ago

Sakshi Malik earns berth in World Championship, Sushil Kumar withdraws due to poor form

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik has secured a place in the World Championship after her opponent Sarita Mor withdrew due to an injury while Sushil Kumar also pulled out of the championship due to his poor form. Meanwhile, Ritu Phogat will take on Pinky to ensure her qualification in the 53 kg category.
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featurewrestlinga month ago

It’s time India took their archaic treasure to a futuristic weapon of glory

After a marvelous performance by the Indian wrestlers at the Gold Commonwealth Games, the way they fared at the Asiad was dismal, to put it mildly. Over the years, Indian wrestlers have proved their mettle on the biggest stage and it is evident that a sharp brain now could take them to next level.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Asian Games | I want to win a medal every time I step on the mat, reveals Sakshi Malik

Sakshi Malik claims that she will head to Indonesia with nothing in her mind apart from winning a medal for India at a recent press conference in Lucknow. Malik also admitted that she needed to get stronger mentally as the Indian team aims to bring back gold from the upcoming Asiad.
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newswrestling3 months ago

WFI decides to put Parveen Rana and Jitendra Kumar on standby for Sushil Kumar

Owing to Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar's recent form, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has decided to put Parveen Rana and Jitendra Kumar on standby for the Asian Games. WFI had exempted Sushil Kumar from the qualification trials as he won a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat to lead Indian Wrestling team in Asian Games

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat, on the back of their strong form, have got the honor to lead Indian Wrestling team in the Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang in August. Given their impressive form, Malik and Phogat were exempted from the trials held by the Wrestling Federation of India.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Sakshi Malik: I am focusing more on technique in my training

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik has gone on record to say that he has spent the last few months focusing more on her training procedures and techniques. Malik has set her sights on winning the holy treble - the CWG, Asian Games, and 2020 Olympics, in the near future as she gets ready for Gold Coast.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Wrestling | Navjot Kaur climbs to No. 2 spot in the women's 65kg category

Reigning Asian Champion Navjot Kaur jumped to World No. 2 spot in the women's 65kg category in the latest update in the rankings that were released by the United World Wrestling. Kaur recently became the first Indian woman to win a Gold medal at the Asian Championship in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
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newswrestling8 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championships | Navjot Kaur wins gold as Sakshi Malik bags bronze

Navjot Kaur wrote her name in the history books by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships. Meanwhile, Sakshi Malik won a bronze medal at the same championship in the 62Kg category against Kazakhstan's Ayaulym Kassymova.
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