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).
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.
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 Roman||Sunil Kumar (87kg)||bronze|
|Arjun Halakurki (55kg)||bronze|
|Harpreet Singh (82kg)||bronze|
|Sachin Sahrawat (67kg)||bronze|
|Women’s freestyle||Anshu Malik (57kg)||silver|
|Sushma Shokeen (55kg)||bronze|
|Sarita Mor (59kg)||bronze|
|Men’s freestyle||Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg)||gold|
|Bajrang Punia (65kg)||silver|
|Gourav Baliyan (79kg)||silver|
|Deepak Punia (86kg)||silver|
|Satywart Kadian (97kg)||bronze|
2022 Asian Wrestling Championships Medals Table: