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Indian wrestlers win 11 medals at World u­17 championships

India ended their 2023 World Cadet Wrestling Championships, meant for under-17 grapplers, with a total of 11 medals, including a gold, at Istanbul, Turkey. Savita, who entered the event as the defending champion, won the only gold medal for India at Istanbul in the women’s 61kg weight division.

India finished sixth in the men’s freestyle and fourth in men’s Greco-Roman team rankings as well. However, it was the women’s freestyle where India shone best by finishing third, only behind Japan and USA, with 118 points in the team rankings.

Indian medallists U17 World Wrestling C’ships

Name Medal Event Weight
Savita Gold Women’s Freestyle 66kg
Rohit Silver Men’s Greco-Roman 51kg
Ankush Silver Men’s Greco-Roman 55kg
Suraj Silver Men’s Freestyle 55kg
Ronak Silver Men’s Freestyle 110kg
Rachana Silver Women’s Freestyle 40kg
Muskan Silver Women’s Freestyle 46kg
Shrishti Silver Women’s Freestyle 69kg
Neha Bronze Women’s Freestlye 57kg
Manu Yadav Bronze Men’s Freestyle 51kg
Sachin Kumar Bronze Men’s Freestyle 65kg

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