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India bag 13 medals at Junior Asian Wrestling Championships 2017

ANI  |  New Delhi [India 

won 13 medals, which included 2 Gold, 3 Silver and 8 Bronze medals, in the 2017 Junior Asian Championships which concluded on Sunday.

The tournament kicked off in the Taichung city of China's Province on June 15, and were wrapped up on June 18.

A total of 24 Indian wrestlers participated in the four-day event.

Boxing Federation of (BFI) chief Brijbhushan Sharan Singh congratulated the wrestlers for their astounding performance in the event.

The tournament brought together dozens of male and female freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers from various Asian countries and regions, including China, Chinese Taipei, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan.

The medals winners for are as follows:

Gold medal:

• 51 Kg category (Women)---Pooja

• 60 Kg free-style category (Men)--- Sharvan

Silver medal:

• 44 Kg category (Women)---Sonu

• 84 Kg free-style category (Men)---Deepak

• 120 Kg Greco-Roman category (Men)---Satish

Bronze Medal:

• 59 Kg category (Women)---Manju

• 63 Kg category (Women)---Reshma Mane

• 72 Kg category (Women)---Pooja

• 50 Kg Greco-Roman category (Men)---Manish

• 74 Kg Greco-Roman category (Men)---Saajan

• 84 Kg Greco-Roman category (Men)---Sunil

• 66 Kg free-style category (Men)---Karan


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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 18:02 IST