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newswrestlinga month ago

Asian Wrestling Championship | India bag three Greco Roman Bronze medals on day 2

Three Indian wrestlers bagged three Greco-Roman bronze medals on Day 2 of the Asian Wrestling Championship at the KD Jadhav Hall in Delhi on February 19. Ashu, Aditya Kundu and Hardeep are the three wrestlers who got the medal for India, in 67, 72 and 97 kg category respectively for the country.
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newswrestling5 months ago

U23 Wrestling World Championships | Pooja Gehlot bags India’s second silver

Pooja Gehlot (53kg) had to settle for a silver medal after going down 0-2 to Japan's 2017 world champion Haruna Okuno in the summit clash of the UWW Under-23 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Three-time World Junior Championships medallist Sajan Bhanwal (77kg) will aim for bronze on Monday.
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newswrestling5 months ago

Ravinder enters semi-finals of Wrestling Under-23 World Championships

Indian wrestler Ravinder has qualified for the semi-finals in the 61 kg weight category at the ongoing Wrestling Under-23 World Championships being held in Budapest. Ravinder has beaten Hungary’s Marcell Budai Kovacs and Dinislam Takhtarov to make his way into the top four round of the competition.
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newswrestling5 months ago

U-23 Wrestling World Championships | Veer Dev Gulia aims for bronze, Naveen loses repechage bout

Veer Dev Gulia (79kg) lost the semi-final bout but secured his place in the bronze medal contest, while Naveen (70kg) lost his opening repechage bout at the UWW U-23 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Naveen lost his opening repechage bout against Mongolia’s Temuulen Enkhtuya 6-8.
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newswrestling5 months ago

India to field strong wrestling squad at U-23 World Championships

India is set to field a strong squad of freestyle wrestlers as they begin their campaign at the Under-23 World Championships in Budapest on Monday. Former junior Asian champion Sharvan Tomar in the 65 kg category, while Pinki, Nisha Dahiya, Naina Kanwal, and Reshma Mane will lead the women’s events.
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newswrestling5 months ago

WFI extends Shako Bentinidis’ contract till Tokyo Olympics

After all the controversies, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has handed a contract extension to Bajrang Punia’s Georgian coach Shako Bentinidis till the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. The federation has also appointed Russian coach Murad Gaidarov to guide Deepak Punia and Ravi Dahiya. 
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newswrestling6 months ago

Wrestling Federation of India announces 30-member squad for U-23 World Championships

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has announced a 30-member Indian squad for the Under 23 World Championships 2019 in Budapest, Hungary from October 28 to November 3. India managed to win only one medal at the last U-23 World Championships held in Bucharest, Romania in 2018.
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newswrestling6 months ago

Wrestling Federation of India's problems increase as coach Fanel Carp leaves over pay dispute

The problems with the coaching staff seem to be compounding further by the day for the Wrestling Federation of India as Frenchman Fanel Carp has left the country over pay dispute. Carp was working with Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and Pooja Dhanda since earlier this year.
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newswrestling6 months ago

Wrestling Federation of India hands termination notice to freestyle coach Hossein Karimi

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) sacked India’s men’s freestyle coach Hossein Karimi on Wednesday just six months after his appointment as coach. The Federation claimed that the Iranian, who was appointed keeping the 2020 Olympics in mind, was sacked because of his VIP culture.
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newswrestling6 months ago

Reports | Indian men’s freestyle wrestling coach Kossein Karimi likely to be sacked

According to reports, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is likely to sack men’s freestyle national coach Hossein Karimi, six months after the Iranian was hired on a contract till the Tokyo Olympics. It has been learned that Karimi himself is not happy with the way things work in India.
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