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reportwrestling4 years ago

The wait is over! Sakshi gives India first medal at Rio

India's 12-day wait for an Olympic medal finally ended today when Sakshi Malik won her bronze-medal match in the 58kg wrestling category with a comeback in the final minute to win 8-5. From being a last-minute replacement to the Rio games, Sakshi has become India's first medalist at the Games.
SportsCafe Desk
reportwrestling4 years ago

Wrestlers Narsingh Yadav, Sandeep Tomar bag medals at Spanish GP

Indian wrestlers Narsingh Yadav and Sandeep Tomar won bronze and silver medals respectively at the Spanish Grand Prix Wrestling championship in Madrid as they continued their preparations for the Olympics. However, London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt failed to clinch a medal.
Arun S Kaimal
reportwrestling4 years ago

Vinesh Phogat wins gold to qualify for Rio

Indian hopes of an Olympic medal received a massive boost as wrestler Vinesh Phogat won gold in the second World Olympic qualifying tournament on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Phogat had defeated Yumi Lee of Korea before following up her act with a comfortable win in the semis to qualify for Rio.
Arun S Kaimal