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Junior Asian Wrestling Championship

The Junior Asian Wrestling Championship was held in New Delhi from July 17-22, 2018.
Junior Asian Wrestling Championship

  • Junior Asian Wrestling Championship is conducted by United World Wrestling (UWW) annually.
  • 18 countries participated in this championship.

In the Freestyle team :

  • 18 teams participated.
  • Iran topped the team championships with 189 points .
  • India ranked second with 173 points and Uzbekistan ranked third with 128 points.
  • India won medals comprising of : Gold, 3 Silver and 3 Bronze.

In the Greco Roman team :

  • 15 teams participated.
  • Iran topped the rankings with 225 points followed by Kazakhstan (2ndand Kyrgyzstan (3rd).
  • India ranked 4th with 129 points.
  • India won medals comprising of: 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze.

In the Women’s Wrestling team:

  • 12 teams participated.
  • Japan topped the ranking with 213 points followed by China (2nd) with 168 points.
  • India ranked 3rd with 135 points.
  • India won medals comprising of: 2 Silver and 3 Bronze.

About United World Wrestling (UWW):

  • Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Chairman:  Nenad Lalovic.
  • Founded: 1912.
  • Membership : 176 countries.

The medals won by India are as follows:

Freestyle:

Gold:

Player Event
Sachin Rathi 74 kg
Deepa Punia 86 kg

Silver:

Player Event
Vishal Kaliraman 70 kg
Naveen 57 kg junior
Sachin Giri 79 kg


Bronze:

Player Event
Karan 65 kg
Suraj Kumar Kokate 61 kg
Mohit 125 kg

Greco-Roman :

Gold

Sajan 77 kg

Silver:

Vijay 55 kg
Aryan Panwar 130 kg

Bronze :

Kumar Sunil 87 kg
Viresh Kundu 97 kg

Women’s Wrestling:

Silver:

Mansi 57 kg
Divya Kakran 68 kg

Bronze:

Swati Sanjay Shinde 53 kg
Reena 55 kg
Karuna 76 kg