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Navjot Kaur climbs to No 2 in world rankings

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Reigning Asian champion was rewarded for her recent gold medal effort as she became world No 2 in the women's 65 kg category during the latest rankings released by the United World

Navjot became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the recent Asian Championship in Bishkek, This is Navjot's career-best ranking.

The pole position in the 65 kg category belonged to silver medallist of Both Olli and Navjot have 18 points each.

Among other Indians, Vinesh Phogat is ranked second in the 50kg category behind of Vinesh has 22 points in her kitty while Chun is on top with 24 points.

In the 59kg category, Sangeeta Phogat with 18 points is ranked fifth in the world.

Olympic champion Sakshi Malik is currently world No 4 with 18 points in the 62 kg category.

In the men's freestyle section, only two grapplers are in the top-10 list.

Sharvan is world No 8 in the 61 kg while Bajrang Punia is world No 4 with 22 points in the 65 kg category.

In the Greco-Roman category, Rajender Kumar is world No 4 in the 55kg, is world No 8 (63 kg), Manish (world No 8, 67 kg), Kuldeep Malik (world no 5, 72 kg), Harpreet Singh (world No 4, 82 kg) and Naveen (8th, 130 kg).

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

First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 20:00 IST
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