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Bajrang Punia bags gold, Sarita claims silver in Asian Wrestling C'ship finals

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Indian wrestlers Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) clinched gold medal and Sarita Mor (58 kg) bagged a silver medal in Asian Wrestling Championship Finals on Saturday.

Bajrang defeated Lee Seungchul of by a score of 6-2.

The 23-year-old had earlier fended off a challenge from Kim Kukgwang of North Korea 3-2 to enter the finals.

Whereas, Mor lost the final round to Tynybekova Aisuluu of Kyrgyzstan from 0-6.

Sarita moved to the finals after defeating her Vietnamese opponent Thi Huong Dao 12-0 (technical fall) in the last-four clash.

Earlier, Rio Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik had to settle for a Silver after losing against Risako Kawai of by 0-10 in the gold medal match of the 60 kg category.

Meanwhile, another Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat had also lost her gold medal match against Sae Nanjo of Japan, going down 4-8 to in freestyle 55kg finals.

Ritu Phogat also settled with a bronze medal in the 48kg category in women's wrestling.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Bajrang Punia bags gold, Sarita claims silver in Asian Wrestling C'ship finals

Indian wrestlers Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) clinched gold medal and Sarita Mor (58 kg) bagged a silver medal in Asian Wrestling Championship Finals on Saturday.Bajrang defeated Lee Seungchul of South Korea by a score of 6-2.The 23-year-old had earlier fended off a challenge from Kim Kukgwang of North Korea 3-2 to enter the finals.Whereas, Mor lost the final round to Tynybekova Aisuluu of Kyrgyzstan from 0-6.Sarita moved to the finals after defeating her Vietnamese opponent Thi Huong Dao 12-0 (technical fall) in the last-four clash.Earlier, Rio Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik had to settle for a Silver after losing against Risako Kawai of Japan by 0-10 in the gold medal match of the 60 kg category.Meanwhile, another Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat had also lost her gold medal match against Sae Nanjo of Japan, going down 4-8 to in freestyle 55kg finals.Ritu Phogat also settled with a bronze medal in the 48kg category in women's wrestling.

Indian wrestlers Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) clinched gold medal and Sarita Mor (58 kg) bagged a silver medal in Asian Wrestling Championship Finals on Saturday.

Bajrang defeated Lee Seungchul of by a score of 6-2.

The 23-year-old had earlier fended off a challenge from Kim Kukgwang of North Korea 3-2 to enter the finals.

Whereas, Mor lost the final round to Tynybekova Aisuluu of Kyrgyzstan from 0-6.

Sarita moved to the finals after defeating her Vietnamese opponent Thi Huong Dao 12-0 (technical fall) in the last-four clash.

Earlier, Rio Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik had to settle for a Silver after losing against Risako Kawai of by 0-10 in the gold medal match of the 60 kg category.

Meanwhile, another Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat had also lost her gold medal match against Sae Nanjo of Japan, going down 4-8 to in freestyle 55kg finals.

Ritu Phogat also settled with a bronze medal in the 48kg category in women's wrestling.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Bajrang Punia bags gold, Sarita claims silver in Asian Wrestling C'ship finals

Indian wrestlers Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) clinched gold medal and Sarita Mor (58 kg) bagged a silver medal in Asian Wrestling Championship Finals on Saturday.

Bajrang defeated Lee Seungchul of by a score of 6-2.

The 23-year-old had earlier fended off a challenge from Kim Kukgwang of North Korea 3-2 to enter the finals.

Whereas, Mor lost the final round to Tynybekova Aisuluu of Kyrgyzstan from 0-6.

Sarita moved to the finals after defeating her Vietnamese opponent Thi Huong Dao 12-0 (technical fall) in the last-four clash.

Earlier, Rio Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik had to settle for a Silver after losing against Risako Kawai of by 0-10 in the gold medal match of the 60 kg category.

Meanwhile, another Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat had also lost her gold medal match against Sae Nanjo of Japan, going down 4-8 to in freestyle 55kg finals.

Ritu Phogat also settled with a bronze medal in the 48kg category in women's wrestling.

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