Indian junior wrestlers bag 7 medals at Jakarta

New Delhi: Indian grapplers won seven medals, including three gold, two silver and two bronze in the recently-concluded Junior Asian Wrestling Championships at Jakarta, Indonesia.

The Indian Junior Free Style Team was crowned the Champion for the first time in history after securing 67 points in the competition.

Korea and Kazakhstan secured 61 points each to grab the second position, while Iran with 60 points stood at the third position.

Amit Kumar (55Kg), Arun Kumar (66Kg) and Sumit Sehrawat (74Kg) won the gold medal, while Deepak (50Kg) and Krishan (96Kg) won the silver, according to a Wrestling Federation of India release.

Pawan Kumar (84Kg) and Hitender (120Kg) bagged the bronze medal.


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