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newswrestling16 days 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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newswrestlinga year ago

I will win MMA World Championship belt for India in two years, hopes Ritu Phogat

Ritu Phogat, now a full-time Mixed Martial Artist, is all set to make her MMA debut next month and has given herself two years' time to try and become India's first world champion in the discipline. Ritu has signed for Singapore-based MMA organisation which has the highest number of world champions.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Want to complete six minutes in Tokyo, says Vinesh Phogat

India’s biggest hope from women’s wresting at Tokyo Olympics, Vinesh Phogat has admitted that finishing six minutes on the mat would be her biggest priority over everything in Tokyo. The wrestler also stated that changing her weight category to a level higher has actually been advantageous for her.
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newswrestlinga year ago

World Wrestling Championships | Vinesh Phogat, Seema enter repechage

After an early temporary exit from the World Wrestling Championships after losing to defending champion Mayu Mukaida, Vinesh Phogat entered the repechage round after the Japanese advanced to the final. Seema also took a similar route after Azerbaijan’s Mariya Stanik reached the final.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Concentration the biggest challenge for Vinesh Phogat, says coach Woller Akos

India’s biggest hope at the World Wrestling Championships, Vinesh Phogat would be having concentration lapses as her biggest challenge to conquer, revealed her personal coach Woller Akos. Akos also stated that it was the perfect time for the wrestler to shift weight categories from 50 to 53kgs.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Adversities have given Vinesh Phogat belief to beat anyone on mat, says coach Kuldeep Malik

India’s women’s team coach Kuldeep Malik has been of the opinion that the plethora of injuries that Vinesh Phogat has gone through in her career so far has given her immense confidence above anything. The wrestler had to shift from 50kg to 53kg ahead of the World Wrestling Championship on Saturday.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Vinesh Phogat stunned by N Malisheva in Medved final

Vinesh Phogat’s brilliant run in the Medved ended quite unceremoniously as she was defeated 0-10 by Russia’s N Malisheva in minsk, Belarus, on Sunday. The Indian women wrestler had entered the 53kg final with a resounding 11-0 win over Yafremenka on Saturday, but couldn’t extend it.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Vinesh Phogat claims another gold, this time at the Poland Open

Vinesh Phogat continued her winning spree in international tournaments as the wrestler captured yet another gold medal, this time at the Poland Open in Warsaw. She defeated Zosana Roskana of Poland 3-2 in the final of the 53kg category, to register her third gold in the last two months.
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newswrestlinga year ago

World Wrestling Championships | Sarita Mor ousts Pooja Dhanda to book place in final

World Championships bronze medallist Pooja Dhanda was stunned at the national selections on Sunday as she was beaten by Sarita Mor in the 57kg category, who booked a place in the World Wrestling Championships Final. Asian bronze-medallist Divya Kakran, however, made the cut by beating Navjot Kaur.
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newswrestlinga year ago

Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will not get any exemption from Worlds Trials, informs WFI

The Wrestling Federation of India has notified that Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will not be exempted from the upcoming Worlds Trials. The Federation has scheduled the trials for the male wrestlers in Sonepat on July 25 while the women’s trials will be held in Lucknow on July 26.
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