newswrestling13 days ago

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat to lead Indian Wrestling team in Asian Games

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat, on the back of their strong form, have got the honor to lead Indian Wrestling team in the Asian Games to be held in Jakarta and Palembang in August. Given their impressive form, Malik and Phogat were exempted from the trials held by the Wrestling Federation of India.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Sakshi Malik: I am focusing more on technique in my training

Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik has gone on record to say that he has spent the last few months focusing more on her training procedures and techniques. Malik has set her sights on winning the holy treble - the CWG, Asian Games, and 2020 Olympics, in the near future as she gets ready for Gold Coast.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Wrestling | Navjot Kaur climbs to No. 2 spot in the women's 65kg category

Reigning Asian Champion Navjot Kaur jumped to World No. 2 spot in the women's 65kg category in the latest update in the rankings that were released by the United World Wrestling. Kaur recently became the first Indian woman to win a Gold medal at the Asian Championship in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championships | Navjot Kaur wins gold as Sakshi Malik bags bronze

Navjot Kaur wrote her name in the history books by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships. Meanwhile, Sakshi Malik won a bronze medal at the same championship in the 62Kg category against Kazakhstan's Ayaulym Kassymova.
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newswrestling7 months ago

National Wrestling Championship | Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik, and Geeta Phogat march into finals

Sushil Kumar, who made a comeback to the mat after 3 years was handed a place in the final of the 74kg freestyle event, at the National Wrestling Championship, after Sachin Dahiya gave him a walkover. Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat beat their respective opponents to book a berth in the finals.
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newswrestling10 months ago

World Wrestling Championship | India's disappointing run continues as Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat bow out

India's lackluster performance at the World Wrestling Championship has continued for yet another day as the Indian women returned from the mat empty handed on day 3. Rio Olympics bronze medalist Sakshi Malik along with Vinesh Phogat, Navjot Kaur, and Sheetal Tomar bowed out of the tournament today.
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newswrestling10 months ago

World Wrestling Championship round up | India starts on the wrong foot as four Greco-Roman grapplers crash out in the round of 32

Yogesh, Gurpreet Singh, Ravindar Khatri and Hardeep Singh, were all eliminated in the first round of the Greco-Roman category on Day one in Paris. Things got worse for the Indian wrestlers as none of them got a repechage because all their opponents failed to progress in the subsequent rounds.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Sakshi Malik books final berth at Asian Wrestling Championship

Sakshi Malik along with Vinesh Phogat and Divya Kakran, today, entered the finals of their respective weight categories at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championship in Delhi. All the three grapplers won their respective matches convincingly and assured India a return of at least 3 silver medals.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Sakshi Malik sets her eyes on Asian Championship gold medal

Sakshi Malik created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win an Olympic bronze medal in Rio last year. And now, as she steps onto the mat for her first tournament since then, not only is she confident of a good showing at the Asian Championships, but also has her eyes set on a gold medal.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Haryana sports minister dismisses Sakshi Malik’s claim of not fulfilling cash reward promise

Haryana sports minister Anil Vij has dismissed Sakshi Malik’s claim that the Haryana government is yet to fulfill their promise of paying her cash rewards and incentives amounting to Rs 3.5 crore after the Rio Olympics. Vij felt that some people might have “prevailed upon” her to tweet that.
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