newswrestling2 days ago

WATCH | Fazel Atrachali's 'spear' to Chandran Ranjit reminds fans of former WWE star Goldberg

In many ways, kabaddi and wrestling are similar sports; both require athletes to be extremely strong, and fit to be able to get past raiders or defenders. In fact, a lot of the players in the PKL started out as wrestlers initially, and their moves on the mat coincide with those from wrestling.
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newswrestling15 days ago

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat to train at high-altitude camp in Bulgaria

The proposal of wrestler Vinesh Phogat to train in Belmeken, Bulgaria—a high-altitude training location located around 2600 meters above sea level—has been authorised by the MYAS. Ashwini Patil, Vinesh's physio, will be beside her while she trains with Serafim Barzakov, an Olympic silver medalist.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Aman Sehrawat wins India's first gold at U-23 World Wrestling Championships

Aman Sehrawat, a teenager, made history on Saturday by being the first wrestler from India to obtain a gold medal at the U-23 World Wrestling Championships in Pontevedra, Spain. Ahmet Duman of Turkey, who had won the junior European silver medal, was defeated 12-4 by the 16-year-old Sehrawat.
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newswrestlinga month ago

U-23 World Wrestling Championships | Vikas and Nitesh increase India's Greco-Roman medal count

The Greco-Roman 72kg and 97kg divisions at the U-23 World Wrestling Championships 2022 in Spain saw Indian wrestlers Vikas and Nitesh win bronze medals on Wednesday. The two wrestlers were the only Indians to win medals in the category at U-23 World Wrestling Championships, joining Sajan Bhanwala.
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newswrestlinga month ago

U-23 World Wrestling Championship | Sajan creates history, wins India's first Greco-Roman medal at Championship

At the ongoing U-23 World Championships on Tuesday, Sajan Bhanwala made history by earning India's first-ever medal in Greco-Roman wrestling. He accomplished this achievement by winning the bronze medal in the men's 77 kg division in the current world championships tournament in Spain.
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newswrestlinga month ago

U-23 wrestlers denied visas to Spain, WFI cries foul

The national federation (WFI) announced on Monday that the Spanish embassy had strangely rejected visas for 21 Indian wrestlers who were scheduled to compete at the U-23 World Championship in Pontevedra on the grounds that they might not leave the country before their visas expired.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Reports | Wrestler Sushil Kumar to face murder trial for Sagar Dhankar's death

A Delhi court on Wednesday charged India's two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar with the murder of junior wrestler Sagar Dhankar, which allegedly occurred during a brawl over a property dispute in May 2021. 17 others have been charged with attempts to murder and rioting as well, as per ANI.
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newswrestling2 months ago

World Wrestling Championship | Bajrang Punia wins bronze, India end poor campaign

On the last day of the 2022 World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia took home a bronze medal in the men's 65 kg division. Punia battled back from an early 6-0 deficit against Puerto Rico's Sebastian Rivera while wearing a bandage on his head.
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newswrestling3 months ago

World Wrestling Championship 2022 | Nisha Dahiya misses out on bronze, Naveen advances to repechage round

On Thursday at the World Wrestling Championships 2022, Indian wrestlers had poor performance as three of the four men's freestyle grapplers in action dropped out of medal contention while Nisha Dahiya lost her bronze medal match. Naveen though still has a chance to pocket bronze.
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newswrestling3 months ago

World Wrestling Championships 2022 | Vinesh Phogat creates history, wins bronze medal in women's 53kg category

India's Vinesh Phogat created history as she bagged the bronze medal in the women's 53kg at the World Wrestling Championship 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia on Wednesday. The experienced wrestler got the better of reigning European champion Emma Malmgren of Sweden 8-0 in the bronze medal bout.
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