close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Asian Wrestling Championships

Harpreet Singh bags silver as India finishes with 16 medals at Asian Wrestling Championships

India's overall tally of 16 medals included eight -- one gold, three silver and four bronze -- won by men's freestyle wrestlers, four bronze by women and three silver and bronze by Greco-Roman wrestlers.

Apr 28, 2019, 20:39 PM IST

India's Gurpreet Singh settles for silver at Asian Wrestling Championships

Gurpreet had to be satisfied with a second spot finish after being handed a 0-8 defeat by Hyeonwoo Kim of Korea in the final. 

Apr 27, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

Bajrang Punia, Praveen Rana enter final of Asian Wrestling Championship

World No.1 Bajrang comfortably defeated Uzbekistan's Sirojiddin Khasanov 12-1 in the semifinals to make it to the gold medal bout of 65kg.

Apr 23, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Asian Wrestling Championships: Sumit bags silver to end India's campaign on a high

The Indian wrestlers finished with 10 medals, including a gold, five silver and four bronze, bettering their tally of nine medals in the last edition of the Asian Championship at Bangkok, Thailand.

May 15, 2017, 00:27 AM IST

Asian Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia gives India first gold; women's team finishes second

London Olympics bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt was present on the sidelines to witness his prodigy Bajrang win the gold medal.

May 13, 2017, 22:01 PM IST

Asian Wrestling Championships: Indian stars Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat settle for silver medals

Sakshi, who created history by becoming the first Indian wrestler to win an Olympic medal -- with a bronze -- last year, could not counter the challenge from the strong Japanese grappler.

May 12, 2017, 21:10 PM IST

Sakshi Malik engagement: All you need know about the would-be husband of 2016 Rio Olympics medallist

Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik on Sunday got engaged to her long-time boyfriend Satyawart Kadian at a simple function at her Rohtak residence.

Oct 16, 2016, 21:22 PM IST

Amit wins gold, three other Indians bag a bronze each

Amit Kumar clinched a gold medal in men`s 55kg category while three other grapplers bagged a bronze medal each to end two days of disappointment for India in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship here on Saturday.

Apr 20, 2013, 23:08 PM IST

Sushil eyeing return at Asian Championship

After missing the Dave Schultz Cup due to a shoulder injury, star Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar is now eyeing a return at the Asian Wrestling Championships starting from April 18 to 22.

Feb 10, 2013, 16:31 PM IST

Indian junior wrestlers bag 7 medals at Jakarta

Indian grapplers won seven medals, including three gold, two silver and two bronze in the recently-concluded Junior Asian Wrestling Championships.

Jun 12, 2011, 20:20 PM IST

Indian junior wrestlers bag 7 medals at Jakarta

Indian grapplers won seven medals, including three gold, two silver and two bronze in the recently-concluded Junior Asian Wrestling Championships.

Jun 12, 2011, 20:20 PM IST

21 countries confirms participation in Asian Wrestling

Top grapplers from 21 countries have confirmed participation in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships, a 2010 Commonwealth Games Test event, to be held from May 12 to 16 at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex.

May 08, 2010, 15:53 PM IST

21 countries confirms participation in Asian Wrestling

Top grapplers from 21 countries have confirmed participation in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships, a 2010 Commonwealth Games Test event, to be held from May 12 to 16 at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex.

May 08, 2010, 15:53 PM IST