newswrestling19 days ago

Deepak Punia is new world number 1 in 86 kg; Bajrang Punia loses top spot in latest UWW rankings

Deepak Punia has claimed world number 1 spot in 86 kg, Vinesh Phogat has jumped to second from sixth, while Bajrang Punia settles for the second spot in the latest wrestling rankings after the World Championships. Deepak Punia now has 82 points, four more than World Champion Hasan Yazdani of Iran.
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newswrestling22 days ago

Rahul Aware’s wrestling journey began with his hot-headed nature, says Balasaheb Aware

According to his father Balasaheb Aware, 27-year-old Rahul Aware’s journey to being a good wrestler began with his hot-headed nature. Rahul beat 2017 Pan-America champion Tyler Lee Graff in the 61kg bronze play-off to win a bronze medal at the 2019 edition of the World Wrestling Championships.
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reportwrestling23 days ago

Wrestling World Championships | Rahul Aware claims bronze in 61 kg freestyle

Rahul Aware has beaten Tyler Lee Graff of the USA 11-4 in the bronze medal bout of the non-Olympic 61 kg category at the World Wrestling Championships in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan. Winning a total of five medals in this edition, India have produced their best-ever performance at the showpiece event.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Had decided to quit after missing Rio Olympics, recalls Rahul Aware

Indian wrestler Rahul Aware has revealed that he had decided to call it a day if he failed to make it into the squad for the 2016 Rio Olympics. However, after a year of hard work and passing trials, Aware was picked to represent India at the 2018 Commonwealth Games where he secured the gold medal.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Rahul Aware set on cracking World Championship trials after he missing out on Asiad

After missing the Asian Games with a serious leg injury, Indian wrestler Rahul Aware has stated that he is confident about coming back for the World Championship trials. He was forced to abandon the trials on his doctors advise as he would have to deal with the risks of a surgery.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Rahul Aware misses Asian Games trial to protest against WFI

Wrestler Rahul Aware, who won the gold medal in 57 kg category at CWG Gold Coast, missed the Asian Games trials as a sign of protest against Wrestling Federation of India's decision for not giving him an exception. The event was held in Sonepat, Haryana on Saturday with winners getting direct entry.
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newswrestling2 years ago

CWG 2018 | Rahul Aware wins gold in Men’s 57kg freestyle wrestling

It turned out to be a good day for the Indian wrestlers at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as Babita Kumari's silver was followed by Rahul Aware securing a gold medal in the 57kg freestyle event. This is the 2011 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships gold medalist’s first gold medal at the Games.
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newswrestling3 years ago

Four Indian wrestlers handed temporary bans; Olympic hopes in jeopardy

Babita Kumari, Geeta Phogat, Sumit and Rahul Aware have been handed temporary bans by the Wrestling Federation of India for showing “indiscipline”. The ban will extinguish their hopes of qualifying for the Olympics, and they have till May 15 to provide an explanation to the disciplinary committee.
Amlan Majumdar
reportwrestling4 years ago

Olympic qualifiers: Yogeshwar bags Rio berth with first Gold for India

2012 Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt qualified for the Olympics on Saturday after bagging the gold in the final of the 65 kg category at the Asian Olympic Qualification wrestling championship. Other Indian wrestlers had won three bronze medals yesterday, but failed to qualify for Rio.
Amlan Majumdar