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newswrestling2 months ago

Bajrang Punia ends association with Georgian coach Emzarios Shako Bentinidis

Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Bajrang Punia has finally decided to part ways with his Georgian coach Emzarios Shako Bentinidis, on suggestion of the WFI. For now a new coach has not been zeroed in for Punia, but as per a report, the federation is in talks with a Ukrainian to take over the role.
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newswrestling2 months ago

After reports of being 'shot dead', wrestler Nisha Dahiya wins gold at Nationals

Upcoming wrestler Nisha Dahiya became the women's 65kg champion at the Senior National Wrestling Championship 2021 in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh, on Thursday. This achievement comes only a day after she was reportedly 'shot dead, in a tragic incident in Haryana's Sonipat, according to media reports.  
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newswrestling2 months ago

Geeta Phogat and Narsingh Yadav in focus at National Wrestling Championship

Wrestler Geeta Phogat is on a comeback trail and could be up against World Championship bronze medalist Sarita Mor, at the National Wrestling Championship starting Thursday. Another interesting contest could be in the offing as Narsingh Yadav will be looking to take on Gourav Balian. 
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newswrestling2 months ago

U23 World Wrestling Championships | India end campaign with five medals, including one silver and four bronze

India finished the U23 World Wrestling Championships 2021 with five medals, including one silver and four bronze, thus scripting their best ever finish at the global event. Incidentally, all medal winners at the recently concluded event in Belgrade, Serbia, were women wrestlers.
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newswrestling2 months ago

U-23 World Wrestling Championships 2021 | Saurabh Igave misses out on bronze, two others enter repechage

Indian wrestlers seem to be having a tough time at the U-23 World Wrestling Championship 2021 in Belgrade. Saurabh Igave missed out on the bronze medal in the 57kg category and lost out to Armenia's Manvel Khndzrtsyan. Two others just managed to reach repechage round -- Praveen Malik and Mohit. 
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newswrestling2 months ago

U23 World Wrestling Championships 2021 | Divya Kakran, Nisha, Radhika win bronze as India's tally swells to five

Indian women wrestlers continued to shine at the U-23 World Wrestling Championship 2021 after Divya Kakran, Nisha and Radhika won bronze medals in their categories. India's overall tally has moved to five, with Shivani Pawar and Anju bringing two medals home earlier in the competition.
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newswrestling2 months ago

2021 U23 World Wrestling Championships | Shivani Pawar settles for silver, Anju claims bronze

India’s Shivani Pawar settled for a silver medal in the women’s 50kg event at the ongoing U23 World Wrestling Championships, in Serbia, Belgrade, on Thursday. Meanwhile, Anju claimed a bronze medal in the 55kg event by virtue of technical superiority against Canada’s Virginie Kaze Gascon.
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newswrestling2 months ago

2021 U23 World Wrestling Championships | Shivani Pawar one win away from claiming gold medal

Indian wrestler Shivani Pawar qualified for the final of the women’s 50kg event at the 2021 U23 World Wrestling Championships, to secure the nation’s first medal in the event. Meanwhile, Anju will be featuring in the bronze medal match of the women’s 55kg event against Canada’s Virginie Kaze Gascon.
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newswrestling2 months ago

2021 U23 World Wrestling Championships | Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers return empty handed

India’s Greco-Roman wrestlers will return with empty hands, with each of them eliminated before the medal bouts at the ongoing U23 World Wrestling Championships, in Belgrade, Serbia. Sunil Kumar and five other grapplers lost their respective bouts on Tuesday, to end India’s campaign at the meet.
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newswrestling3 months ago

U23 World Wrestling Championships | Sunil Kumar keep hopes alive for Bronze despite defeat

Former Asian champion Sunil Kumar was the only Indian to keep the hopes alive in the Greco-Roman events of the ongoing U23 World Wrestling Championships. However, the other three wrestlers in action on Monday – Arshad, Adem, Dmyto and Aryan Panwar - were all eliminated from the meet.
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