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newswrestling2 months ago

Deepak Punia discharged from hospital, advised to maintain home quarantine

Indian wrestler Deepak Punia, who tested positive for Covid-19 in the national camp, has been discharged from the hospital and advised home quarantine. It was reported last week that Deepak, along with Navin and Krishan, tested positive for the deadly virus while serving their quarantine period.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Vinesh Phogat tests negative twice for Covid-19 after infected by the virus last week

India's top wrestler, Vinesh Phogat, who had earlier detected positive for Covid-19, has been tested negative twice as per the recent reports. Phogat, a former Asian Games medallist in the 2018 Jakarta edition, is the only Indian woman to have qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics so far.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Wrestling Federation of India to start national camp by first week of August

Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is likely to start its national training camp for both men and women by the first week of August, in Sonepat and Lucknow respectively. The Olympic bound athletes would get the first priority, while it is expected to expand to other categories as well.
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newswrestling4 months ago

WFI to include junior wrestlers in fresh trails for Asian Olympic Qualifiers next year

The Wrestling Federation of India has decided to include a group of wrestlers, who will turn seniors of January 1, 2021, in the national trails for the rescheduled Asian Olympics qualifiers. The decision will make the qualification process for the senior wrestlers even more tougher.
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newswrestling8 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championship | India bag three Greco Roman Bronze medals on day 2

Three Indian wrestlers bagged three Greco-Roman bronze medals on Day 2 of the Asian Wrestling Championship at the KD Jadhav Hall in Delhi on February 19. Ashu, Aditya Kundu and Hardeep are the three wrestlers who got the medal for India, in 67, 72 and 97 kg category respectively for the country.
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newswrestlinga year ago

I hope I play some role in promoting MMA in India, says Ritu Phogat

Ritu Phogat, who is set to make her maiden appearance in the MMA circuit in the ‘Age of Dragon’ event, hopes that the sport will grow in India after people start watching her matches. She admits that watching a lot of videos on YouTube caught her attention and made her think about a career change.
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newswrestlinga year ago

U23 Wrestling World Championships | Pooja Gehlot bags India’s second silver

Pooja Gehlot (53kg) had to settle for a silver medal after going down 0-2 to Japan's 2017 world champion Haruna Okuno in the summit clash of the UWW Under-23 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Three-time World Junior Championships medallist Sajan Bhanwal (77kg) will aim for bronze on Monday.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Ravinder enters semi-finals of Wrestling Under-23 World Championships

Indian wrestler Ravinder has qualified for the semi-finals in the 61 kg weight category at the ongoing Wrestling Under-23 World Championships being held in Budapest. Ravinder has beaten Hungary’s Marcell Budai Kovacs and Dinislam Takhtarov to make his way into the top four round of the competition.
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newswrestlinga year ago

U-23 Wrestling World Championships | Veer Dev Gulia aims for bronze, Naveen loses repechage bout

Veer Dev Gulia (79kg) lost the semi-final bout but secured his place in the bronze medal contest, while Naveen (70kg) lost his opening repechage bout at the UWW U-23 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Naveen lost his opening repechage bout against Mongolia’s Temuulen Enkhtuya 6-8.
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newswrestlinga year ago

India to field strong wrestling squad at U-23 World Championships

India is set to field a strong squad of freestyle wrestlers as they begin their campaign at the Under-23 World Championships in Budapest on Monday. Former junior Asian champion Sharvan Tomar in the 65 kg category, while Pinki, Nisha Dahiya, Naina Kanwal, and Reshma Mane will lead the women’s events.
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