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India Bags 9 medals at the Asian Wrestling Championship

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The day ended well for India with the Indian Wrestlers bagging 9 medals at the Asian Wrestling Championship held at Bangkok, Thailand.

India Bags 9 medals at the Asian Wrestling Championship

Flashpoints

  • India ended at seventh place overall in the Medal table in the Asian Wrestling Championship
  • The Indian free men and women category ended up at fourth place while the Greco roman in sixth position
  • Men’s freestyle: Sandeep Tomar got Gold in 57 kg and Om prakash Vinod kumar got silver medal in 70 kg
  • Women’s freestyle: Priyanka Pogat ended up with silver in 55kg
  • Bronze medalists include Vinesh and Anita
  • In Greco Roman Hardeep Singh lost to Iranian in 98 kg and clinched a silver medal
  • Gaurav Sharma defeated Korean to clinch a bronze medal
  • In 80 kg category, Harpreet singh got a bronze medal and Naveen defeated his Chinese rival in 130 kg category to clinch bronze

Points to note

  • In last championship held at Doha,Qatar India ended up 10th in medal table with 5 medals including one silver and four bronze
  • This year it has a total of 9 with 1 gold, 3 silver and 5 bronze