Indian grapplers had a fantastic outing at the U20 Asian Wrestling Championships in Manama, Bahrain where they won as many as 22 medals that concluded. Winning 4 gold medals, 9 silver and 9 bronze, the talented bunch of grapplers put up a good show and gave a stiff fight to worthy competitors from Iran and Kazakhstan, among other strong nations.
In both the men’s and women’s wrestling, the Indian team finished in the second-ranking spot while they finished fifth in the Men’s Greco-Roman event.
Here are the Indian medallists from the U20 Asian Wrestling Championships:
- Gold: Priyanka (65kg), Aainrju (68kg), Antim (53kg), Sujeet (65kg)
- Silver: Sweety (50kg), Reena (55kg), Bipasha (72kg), Priya (76kg), Mulaym Yadav (70kg), Ashish (97kg), Mohit Kumar (61kg), Jaideep (74kg), Mahendran Gaikwad (125kg)
- Bronze: Sito (57kg), Tanu (59kg), Sarika (62kg), Aman (57kg), Deepak (79kg), Jointy Kumar (86kg), Akash (92kg), Rohit Dahiya (82kg), Ankit Gulia (67kg)