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The 27-year-old Vinesh entered Birmingham 2022 as a two-time champion and ensured her third straight CWG gold after going undefeated. She had won the 48kg gold at Glasgow 2014 and the 50kg division at Gold Coast 2018.
Bajrang's bronze medal took India's tally in the Tokyo Olympics to six medals -- two silver and four bronze. India thus tied for its best medal haul in the Olympics at 2012 London when they won two silver and four bronze.
Punia will be up against Haji Aliyev from Azerbaijan in the semifinal.
This was two-time Asian champion Dahiya's second straight loss to Zavur Uguev, a two-time world champion, in as many meetings. The two met in the semi-finals of the 2019 World Championships in Nur Sultan and the Indian wrestler lost in the final seconds of the bout in a closely fought contest.
Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik on Thursday expressed her disappointment over India's strong medal contender Vinesh Phogat's shocking defeat in the quarterfinal of the 53 kg category at Tokyo 2020.
Vinesh will face Belarus' Vanesa Kaladzinskaya, the reigning European champion, in the last-eight stage.
Before this, Sushil Kumar was the only Indian to make the gold medal bout in 2012 London Games and settle for a silver.
Dahiya will take on Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan in the last-four, while Punia will be up against David Morris Taylor of the USA.
Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya made a confident start to his Olympics campaign, winning by technical superiority against Colombia's Tigreros Urbano to reach the men's freestyle 57kg quarterfinals.
By Ashadeep Mohanty Bhubaneswar: Rambha Sahoo, the lone female wrestling coach of Odisha, will again knock the doors of the State Government for a job as a coach. Despite having a job in Kerala with a handsome salary and accommodation, the 27-year-old girl wants to come back to Odisha and serve her State by coaching […]
New Delhi: Bajrang Punia, who got a silver medal in last months World Championships at Budapest, is ranked No.1 in the world in his weight category, according to the ranking chart released by the United World Wrestling on Saturday. Punia who competes in Freestyle 65 kilogram class, thus became the first Indian to be ranked […]
New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were conferred with the country’s highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — by President Ram Nath Kovind at the annual National Sports Awards ceremony here on Tuesday. This year’s award ceremony was postponed to September 25 from the […]
Gold Coast (Australia): India’s Pooja Dhanda finished with the silver medal in the women’s 57 kilogram wrestling category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Pooja lost 5-7 to defending champion Odunayo Adekuoroye of Nigeria in the final. The Nigerian had won the title at the 2014 CWG in Glasgow as well. In […]
Gold Coast (Australia): Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia won gold in the men’s freestyle 65 kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Bajrang needed only around two minutes to overpower Kane Charig of Wales by technical superiority. Meanwhile, India’s Pooja Dhanda finished with the silver medal in the women’s 57 kilogram wrestling […]