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India Secures A Total Of 17 Medals In Asian Wrestling Championships 2022

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Asian Wrestling Championships India finish with 17 medals

The 30-member Indian contingent participated at the 35th Edition of Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 19 April 2022 to 24 April 2022. In which Indian wrestlers secured a total of 17 medals, that includes (1-Gold, 5-Silver, 11-Bronze medals). 

Gold Medalist:

Ravi Kumar Dahiya is the only Gold medalist representing India, in the men’s 57kg freestyle category, beating Kazakhstan’s Rakhat Kalzhan on technical superiority. 

  • Ravi Kumar became the first Indian to win 3 Gold medals in Asian Wrestling Championships which includes 2020 in New Delhi, India,2021 in Almaty, Kazakhstan and 2022 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia respectively.
  • He has also won a Gold medal at Yasar Dogu tournament, Istanbul, Turkey and a Silver at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournaments, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, earlier in 2022.
  • He has also won a Silver medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Additional Info:

India clinched 14 medals including 5 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2021 at Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2022

The Asian Wrestling Championships 2022 consists of 3 categories – 

  • Men’s Greco Roman
  • Men’s freestyle
  • Women’s freestyle

Indian Medalists At Asian Wrestling Championships 2022:

Men’s Greco RomanSunil Kumar (87kg)bronze
Arjun Halakurki (55kg)bronze
Neeraj (63kg)bronze
Harpreet Singh (82kg)bronze
Sachin Sahrawat (67kg)bronze
Women’s freestyleAnshu Malik (57kg)silver
Radhika (65kg)silver
Sushma Shokeen (55kg)bronze
Sarita Mor (59kg)bronze
Manisha (62kg)bronze
Men’s freestyleRavi Kumar Dahiya (57kg)gold
Bajrang Punia (65kg)silver
Gourav Baliyan (79kg)silver
Deepak Punia (86kg)silver
Naveen (70kg)bronze
Satywart Kadian (97kg)bronze
Viky (92kg)bronze

2022 Asian Wrestling Championships Medals Table:

1 Japan102921