Wrestlers

Vinesh grabs gold at Grand Prix of Spain

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat grabbed a gold at the Spanish Grand Prix in Madrid. Vinesh won the gold medal in the women’s freestyle 50kg category. Vinesh outclassed Canada’s Natasha Fox in the final to claim her second consecutive gold. She had won a gold at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in the 50kg category.

Somveer won bronze medal at CWG 2018

Indian wrestler Somveer won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games after defeating Canada’s Alexander Moore in the men’s freestyle 86 kg event.This is India’s 12th medal in wrestling at the 2018 Games which includes five golds. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Muhammad Inam won the gold medal.

Vinesh Phogat won her 2nd straight CWG gold

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat claimed the top position in the women’s freestyle 50 kg Nordic System event to win her second successive gold at the Commonwealth Games.The gold is India’s fifth in wrestling and 23rd overall at the CWG 2018. Earlier, Vinesh’s cousin Babita Kumari had claimed silver in the women’s freestyle 53 kg event.

Sumit claimed men’s 125 kg gold

15 : Indian wrestler Sumit Malik claimed gold in the men’s freestyle 125 kg after his opponent Nigeria’s Sinivie Boltic was ruled out of the final bout due to injury at CWG 2018.The 25-year-old, claimed silver at Asian and Commonwealth Championships last year.He defeated Pakistan’s Tayab Raza by 10-4 and Canada’s Jarvis Korey by 6-4 in his last two bouts.

Sushil Kumar won his 3rd straight CWG gold

Indian wrestler and Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar bagged his third straight Commonwealth Games gold medal after winning the men’s Freestyle 74 kg event.The 34-year-old wrestler won the final 10-0, having dominated all previous opponents with scorelines of 11-0, 10-0, and 4-0. Sushil has a silver and a bronze in Olympics and was crowned world champion in 2010.

Kiran won bronze medal at CWG

Indian wrestler Kiran bagged a bronze medal in the women’s Freestyle 76 kg event after finishing off Mauritius’ Katouskia Pariadhaven 10-0 in the first round itself at the Commonwealth Games.Earlier in the day, Indian wrestlers had won two medals – one silver medal through Babita Phogat and a gold medal through Rahul Aware.

Vinesh wins India’s first gold at the ongoing junior Asian wrestling championship

Vinesh wins India’s first Gold at the ongoing junior Asian wrestling championship at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in the 51 kg women’s Greco Roman competition.

Wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar win Gold and silver

Wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar win Gold and Silver respectively at the International wrestling tournament held in Sassari city of Italy.

Asian wrestling championship

Pooja Dhanda bags a Bronze medal in the women’s 58 kg class on the opening day of the Asian wrestling championship at Astana, Kazakhstan.

FILA men’s freestyle wrestling world cup

India finish sixth in the FILA men’s freestyle wrestling World Cup hosted in Los Angeles, USA.

Wrestlers world championship

In the World championships in the Budapest, Indian wrestlers script the best-ever show, in which, Amit Kumar wins Silver in 55 kg division, freestyle grappler Bajrang secures a Bronze and Sandeep Yadav claims a Bronze in the 66 kg category of Greco Roman style.

India clinch 28 medals in Commonwealth wrestling

In the final tally of Commonwealth Championships held in Johannesburg from December 5-7, 2013 Indian men’s Greco-Roman wrestling team win seven Gold, five Silver and two Bronze medals, while women’s team grab two Gold, four Silver and five Bronze Medals.

2013 Commonwealth Wrestling Championshps

In the 2013 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg, South Africa, India’s grapplers win the team title in freestyle category by bagging seven Gold, four Silver and three Bronze medals.

World wrestling championship

Indian wrestler Amit Kumar  bags a Silver medal (men’s 55 kg freestyle) at the World Wrestling Championship in Budapest, Hungary. Bajrang wins a bronze medal for India (men’s 60 kg freestyle). India earn a maiden World Cup berth on the back of their best-ever sixth-place finish in men’s freestyle at the WWC. Grappler Sandeep Tulsi Yadav creates history by winning India’s first-ever medal (a Bronze, 66 kg) in the Greco-Roman category of the senior World Wrestling Championship.

Asian wrestling championship

Amit Kumar of India beats London Olympic Bronze medallist Kyong II Yang of North Korea in the final to claim the 55 kg freestyle Gold medal in the Asian wrestling championship at the K.D. Jadhav Stadium in New Delhi.

Senior Women’s wrestling World Cup

India finish fifth in the senior women’s wrestling World Cup in Mongolia. China win the Gold while Mongolia settle for the Silver.

Copa Brasil 2012 wrestling tournament

India finish with nine Gold and four Bronze medals at the Copa Brasil 2012 wrestling tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Geeta Phogat win bronze medal

Geeta Phogat wins the Bronze in women’s 55 kg wrestling at the World Championship in Edmonton, Canada.

Babita Kumar bronze medla win World champion wrestler

Babita Kumari becomes only the second Indian woman wrestler to win a medal at the World Championship, clinching a Bronze at the 51 kg event in Edmonton, Canada. The first medal, a Bronze, was won by Alka Tomar in 2006 in China.

Indian wrestlers win 19 medals

Indian wrestlers win 19 medals, including five Golds, at the Asian Cadet Championships at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.