newswrestling3 months ago

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat to train at high-altitude camp in Bulgaria

The proposal of wrestler Vinesh Phogat to train in Belmeken, Bulgaria—a high-altitude training location located around 2600 meters above sea level—has been authorised by the MYAS. Ashwini Patil, Vinesh's physio, will be beside her while she trains with Serafim Barzakov, an Olympic silver medalist.
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newswrestling5 months ago

World Wrestling Championships 2022 | Vinesh Phogat creates history, wins bronze medal in women's 53kg category

India's Vinesh Phogat created history as she bagged the bronze medal in the women's 53kg at the World Wrestling Championship 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia on Wednesday. The experienced wrestler got the better of reigning European champion Emma Malmgren of Sweden 8-0 in the bronze medal bout.
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newswrestling5 months ago

World Wrestling Championships 2022 | Indian wrestlers continue to disappoint, Vinesh in repechage round

Vinesh Phogat, a three-time Commonwealth Games winner, advanced to the repechage round of the women's 53 kg match on Tuesday at the World Wrestling Championships 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia. Khulan Batkhuyag of Mongolia, who won the silver medal at the 2022 Asian Championships, defeated Vinesh 7-0.
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newswrestling6 months ago

Vinesh Phogat reveals she was on the brink of quitting wrestling after Tokyo 2020

Ace India wrestler and CWG 2022 gold medalist Vinesh Phogat revealed that after failing to win a medal at the Tokyo Olympics, she wanted to quit the sport. Back in 2016, her hopes were marred after she got injured during her last eight bout, despite entering the competition as world no.1.
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newswrestling6 months ago

LIVE - CWG 2022 | Ravi Dahiya and Vinesh Phogat bad gold medals

After a successful day one of wrestling in 2022 Commonwealth Games, where India won three gold medals, it is time to add a few more to the tally. Vinesh Phogat and Ravi Dahiya will settle for nothing less than a gold on the second day of the competition, with the action starting at 3pm IST.
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newswrestling7 months ago

Vinesh Phogat sustains injury during training, to be ready in time for CWG 2022

After a collision with her partner, Bhavika Patel, during a practice session at the SAI facility in Lucknow on Friday, top wrestler Vinesh Phogat of India sustained an injury. While Vinesh got 10 stitches, Patel got 12, and the former has been advised 10-day bed rest before the CWG begins.
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newswrestling9 months ago

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat make it to Commonwealh Games squad

Veteran wrestler Sakshi Malik, a bronze medalist from Rio 2016, and Vinesh Phogat, a Tokyo Olympian, have been named in the Indian women's squad for the Commonwealth Games 2022 after dominating their weight divisions in the national selection trials that happened in Lucknow on Monday.
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newswrestling1 year ago

Vinesh Phogat undergoes successful elbow surgery in Mumbai

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat underwent successful surgery on her elbow, in Mumbai, after pulling out of the World Championships trials recently, citing 'dizziness' issues. However, the WFI (Wrestling Federation of India) is still not aware of how she got injured in the first place.
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newswrestling2 years ago

Indian wrestlers finally reach Sofia for World Qualifiers after flight cancellation

Indian wrestlers, who missed the flight to attend the World Qualifiers, have finally reached Sofia, Bulgaria for the event that starts on May 6. The event is supposed to be the last chance for the Indian grapplers to book berths for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics that begins on July 23, later this year.
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newswrestling3 years 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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