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Indian grapplers’ impressive show

Indian Wrestler Bajrang won gold in 65 Kg in Asian Wrestling Championship at IG Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday. EXPRESS PHOTO BY PRAVEEN KHANNA 13 05 2017.

                                The Indian wrestlers finished with 10 medals, including a gold, five silver and four bronze in the Asian Wrestling Championships held in New Delhi from May 10 to 14 at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium. It bettered the India’s tally of nine medals in the last edition of the Asian Championship at Bangkok, Thailand. Indian tally of medals read ... Read More »

Sakshi wins bronze, Srikanth stretches Lin Dan


                                  India’s long wait for a medal in Rio ended with Sakshi Malik winning a bronze in 58kg category Women’s Wrestling. The 23-year old diminutive girl from Mokhra village near Rohtak in Haryana, came from behind to defeat Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan for this record-breaking success. By doing so, she became the first Indian female wrestler to win an Olympic ... Read More »

Sakshi ends India’s medal-drought


                           The lion-hearted woman wrestler finally ended the India’s medal drought and brought smiles on the grim faces of Indian sports lovers by clinching a bronze in 58kg category Wrestling event. After trailing untill the last 10 seconds, she pulled off one of the most sensational 8-5 victory over Aisuluu Tynybekova of Kyrgyzstan in the bronze-medal play-off bout. With this ... Read More »

Sindhu stuns world no 2, storms into semis’


                           On the 11th day of the Rio Olympics, shuttler PV Sindhu emerged as a great hope of winning a medal as she advanced to the women’s Badminton singles semi final defeating London Olympics silver medallist Wang Yihan of China. Now she will face world number six Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the semi final, which will take place on ... Read More »

Yogeshwar, Hardeep win quota place for Rio


                 Star Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and Hardeep secured Olympic quota places for India in the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament, held in Astana, Kazakhastan, from March 16 to 20. The London Olympics bronze-medallist Yogeshwar Dutt finished on top of the podium after his rival from China Katai Yeerlanbieke forfeited the gold-medal bout in ... Read More »

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