newswrestling5 months 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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newswrestling5 months 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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newswrestling6 months ago

World U20 Wrestling Championships 2022 | Priya settles for silver, Sonam Malik to fight for gold

Reigning cadet world champion Priya won the women's 76kg silver medal at the ongoing World U20 Wrestling Championships 2022 in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday. In a close final, the Indian lost against Japan's Ayano Moro 1-3, despite scoring the first point of the match, unfortunately.
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newswrestling6 months ago

Olympian Sonam Malik in fray at World U20 Wrestling Championships 2022

After a superlative showing at the CWG 2022 by the Indian wrestlers, the focus now shifts to World U20 Wrestling Championships 2022, starting in Sofia, Bulgaria. India has sent a 31-member strong contingent, which includes 11 in men’s freestyle and 10 each in Greco-Roman and women’s freestyle.
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newswrestling1 year ago

Vinesh Phogat's temporary ban lifted by WFI, set to participate in the World Championships

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat has been let off with a warning by the Wrestling Federation of India, after the apex body had previously suspended her for alleged indiscipline at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The decision comes as a sigh of relief, with Vinesh now eligible for the World Championships.
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newswrestling1 year ago

Vinesh Phogat's physio was not included in Tokyo contingent in spite of her requests

The Wrestling Federation of India had apparently sent more than the permitted number of support staff for the Tokyo Games, even though Vinesh Phogat’s personal physio was not included in spite of her requests. The seven-member wrestling squad fetched two medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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featurewrestling2 years ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Women's Wrestling Team

At the 2016 Rio Olympis, Sakshi Malik created history by becoming the first female wrestler from India to win a medal at the Olympics, when she claimed the bronze in the women's 58kg category. Four years down the line, four women's wrestlers are gearing up to re-create a similar scene in Tokyo.
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newswrestling2 years ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Vow to put up a commendable performance at the Games, states Sonam Malik

Tokyo-bound Indian wrestler Sonam Malik vows to put up a commendable performance at the Olympics, with her set to feature in the women’s 62kg event. The grappler qualified by virtue of entering the gold medal bout at the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Almaty, Kazakhstan, last month.
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newswrestling2 years ago

Indian wrestlers to travel along personal coaches in build-up to 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo-bound Indian wrestlers will have their personal foreign coaches by their side in the build-up to the Olympics, as they prepare for the upcoming 2021 Asian Wrestling Championships that begins on Tuesday. However, Sonam Malik will skip the event owing to a knee injury she suffered recently.
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newswrestling2 years ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Anshu Malik, Sonam Malik book Tokyo berths

Wrestlers Anshu Malik and Sonam Malik secured quotas for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in their respective categories by claiming Silver medals at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers, in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Meanwhile, Sandeep Singh Mann, Satyawart Kadian, and Sumit Malik missed out on a Tokyo-berth.
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