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newswrestling8 days 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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newswrestling11 days 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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newswrestling12 days 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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newswrestling13 days ago

World Wrestling Championships 2022 | Indian wrestlers continue to disappoint, Vinesh in repechage round

Vinesh Phogat, a three-time Commonwealth Games winner, advanced to the repechage round of the women's 53 kg match on Tuesday at the World Wrestling Championships 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia. Khulan Batkhuyag of Mongolia, who won the silver medal at the 2022 Asian Championships, defeated Vinesh 7-0.
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newswrestling14 days ago

World Wrestling Championships 2022 | Greco Roman wrestlers draw blank, Sonam Malik exits early

Sonam Malika made an early exit from the World Wrestling Championships 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia, as she was defeated by Pan-American champion Ana Godinez of Canada in the opening round of the women's 62kg category. Malik had qualified for the main draw by overcoming Uzbek Ayaulym Kassymova 8-0.
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newswrestling18 days ago

Olympic silver medalist Ravi Dahiya confident about winning gold at World Championship

Ravi Dahiya, Tokyo 2020 silver medalist, is aiming to capture gold at the next World Championships and the delayed Asian Games, which will take place in Hangzhou, China. He is presently practising in Russia in order to be ready for the World Championships, which start on September 10 in Belgrade.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya to lead Indian squad at World Wrestling Championships

The Indian wrestling team will compete in the men's categories at the World Wrestling Championships 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia, next month under the direction of Tokyo Olympic medalists Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya. At the 2019 world championships, Ravi Kumar Dahiya took home the bronze.
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newswrestlinga month ago

World Wrestling Championships | Vinesh Phogat and Sonam Malik to lead nine-member Indian contingent

The nine-member Indian women's squad will represent the country at World Wrestling Championships 2022, which will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, next month. Tokyo Olympians Vinesh Phogat and Sonam Malik topped their trials on Monday in Lucknow, which ensured they booked a berth for the event.
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newswrestlinga month ago

CWG medallist Anshu Malik undergoes elbow surgery, to miss Belgrade meet

The forthcoming global wrestling championships will not be attended by Indian wrestler Anshu Malik since she had surgery on her right elbow earlier this week in Mumbai. At the CWG earlier this month, the 21-year-old Asian champion and Olympian took home the silver medal in the 57kg division.
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newswrestlinga month ago

India wrestlers win record 16 medals at U20 Wrestling World Championships

Greco-Roman wrestlers Rohit Dahiya and Sumit each took home a bronze medal on the last day, giving India a total of 16 medals in the U20 Junior World Wrestling Championships. With 1 gold, 4 silver, and 11 bronze medals, this campaign in Sofia, Bulgaria, is India's best run ever in the competition.
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