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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Asian Wrestling Championships


On-demand matmen: Russian XI at Asian Wrestling Championships

February 22, 2020 8:43 am

Sanayev and Bekbulatov are among the 11 one-time Russians who are competing at the Asian Championships this week in New Delhi – four representing Kyrgyzstan, three in Uzbekistan’s team, two with Kazakhstan and one each with Bahrain and the Philippines.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Divya Kakran seals the bout with her signature move

February 21, 2020 5:16 am

Since Kakran’s weight category, 68kg, had just five competitors, the United World Wrestling decided to conduct the matches in a round-robin format and podium finishes were to be determined by the number of bouts a wrestler won.

Meet Aditya Kundu, a wrestler who is a civil inspector and wants to be a lecturer

February 20, 2020 10:04 am

Kundu, 23, was among the three Indian wrestlers who won Greco-Roman bronze medals on the second day of the Asian Championship – Ashu (67kg) and Hardeep (97kg) being the other two.

Asian Wrestling C'ships: A 6 am wake-up call for dope test

February 20, 2020 9:42 am

The Asian Championships is only two days old, but already has had its fair share of mismanagement, controversy and malfunctions. From Indian women wrestlers left without rooms to technical malfunctions, the organisers have been having a tough time.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Sunil Kumar ends 27-year wait for Asian Greco-Roman gold

February 19, 2020 9:32 am

Wrestlers’ aura prompted Sunil’s father to put his son into the sport, a decision vindicated more than a decade later

Asian Wrestling Championship: Harpreet Singh wins silver; Gyanender bags bronze

April 28, 2019 9:00 pm

With four medals, India's Greco-Roman wrestlers have improved on their tally of two bronze medals at the last edition and is the country's best ever performance in this discipline at Asian Championships.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Gurpreet Singh, Sunil Kumar win silver medals

April 27, 2019 8:46 pm

India have won 14 medals at the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championships - 1 gold, 5 silver and 8 bronze medals - to stand fifth in the medal tally.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik win bronze medals; Women add four medals to India's tally

April 26, 2019 7:46 pm

Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat clinched a bronze medal in the 53kg category after beating World Championships bronze medalist Qianyu Pang 8-1 at Asian Wrestling Championships.

Asian Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia wins gold, Praveen Rana settles for silver

April 23, 2019 8:44 pm

Bajrang Punia opened India's medal tally at the Asian Wrestling Championships with a gold in the 65kg freestyle category, beating Sayatbek Okassov 12-7 in the final. Meanwhile, Praveen Rana settled for silver and Satyavrat Kadian won bronze in 97kg category.

Navjot Kaur makes history on the mat at Asian Wrestling Championships

March 04, 2018 8:30 am

Navjot Kaur beats Japan’s Imai Miyu 9-1 to become the first Indian female wrestler to win gold at the Asian championships