Day 3 and 4 Highlights: Indian Wrestlers Shine at Asian Wrestling Championships 2024

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Indian wrestlers displayed remarkable grit and skill on the third and fourth days of the Asian Wrestling Championships 2024 held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
The contingent brought home a mix of silver and bronze medals across various weight categories, showcasing their prowess on the mat.

Day 3 Recap:

Shivanee Pawar emerged as a shining star for India in the 50 kg category, clinching a well-deserved bronze medal. Her journey to the podium was a testament to her determination, marked by intense battles, including a hard-fought victory in the bronze medal match against Dolgorjavyn Otgonjargal.

However, the path wasn’t smooth sailing for all Indian wrestlers. Tamanna, competing in the 55 kg category, faced stiff opposition and couldn’t overcome the challenge, experiencing defeats in both the qualification round and the repechage.
Pushpa Yadav, aiming for glory in the 59 kg category, fought valiantly but fell short of a medal.

Despite valiant efforts, she succumbed to defeats in the qualification round and the bronze medal match.

In the 68 kg category, Radhika’s exceptional performance earned her a silver medal. Although she fell short in the final against Nonoka Ozaki, Radhika’s path to the gold medal match was impressive, with dominant victories, including a notable triumph over Albina Kairgeldinova in the quarter-final.

Priya, competing in the 76 kg category, showcased resilience but ultimately settled for a respectable fifth place in the medal tally after reaching the quarter-final.

Day 4 Recap:

Day 4 witnessed further triumphs for the Indian contingent, as they added two silver and two bronze medals to their tally.

Anju, competing in the 53 kg category, displayed dominance throughout her matches. She secured convincing victories in the qualification round, quarter-final, and semi-final. Despite a loss in the gold medal match, Anju’s performance was commendable, earning her a well-deserved silver medal.

Sarita, however, faced disappointment in the 57 kg category, suffering a defeat in the quarter-final.
In the 62 kg category, Manisha displayed fierce determination, securing a bronze medal after a thrilling victory in the quarter-final and a hard-fought battle in the bronze medal match.

Antim, competing in the 65 kg category, also secured a bronze medal, showcasing her resilience after a loss in the semi-final and a victory in the bronze medal match.

Harshita, competing in the 72 kg category, displayed formidable skill, earning a silver medal after victories in the quarter-final and semi-final matches.

The Asian Wrestling Championships 2024 have been a platform for Indian wrestlers to showcase their talent and determination. With a total of 30 Indian wrestlers competing across women’s, men’s freestyle, and Greco-Roman categories, India continues to make its mark on the international wrestling stage.

In the previous edition of the championships held in Amman, Indian wrestlers secured 14 medals, including one gold, three silvers, and 10 bronzes, reflecting the growing prowess of Indian wrestling on the global stage

Written By Ishant Garg

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