Vinesh Phogat will get to test herself in her new 53kg category when she competes at the senior Asian Wrestling Championship along with Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik as India on Sunday named a 30-member squad for the event, to be held in China next month.
Bajrang, who competes in the 65kg category, recently won a gold in UWW Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament in Bulgaria where Vinesh competed in the 53kg for the first time and settled for a silver.
The Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi had also won a silver but in the 65kg while Pooja Dhanda won a gold in 59kg.
Asian Games bronze medallist Divya Kakran will return to competitive wrestling after recovering from an ankle injury. She will compete in the 68kg category.
Viky (92kg), Satyavrat Kadian (97kg) and Sumit (125kg).
Greco Roman Style: Manjeet (55kg), Gyanender (60kg), Vikram Kumar (63kg), Ravinder (67kg), Yogesh (72kg), Gurpreet Singh (77kg), Harpreet Singh (82kg),
Sunil Kumar (87kg), Hardeep Singh (97kg) and Prem Kumar (130kg)
Women Wrestling: Seema (50kg), Vinesh (53kg), Lalita Sehrawat (55kg),
Pooja Dhanda (57kg), Manju (59kg), Sakshi Malik (62kg), Navjot Kaur (65kg), Divya Kakran (68kg), Kiran (72kg) and Pooja (76kg).
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