India wins five medals at Junior Asian Wrestling C'ship

Jun 10, 2014, 08:40 IST | PTI

New Delhi: Young Indian grapplers reaped rich dividends at the Junior Asian Wrestling Championship, winning a gold, three silvers and one bronze medal in the tournament at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, here today.

Female wrestler, Vinesh (51 Kg) won the gold in Greco Roman Style, while male grapplers Ravinder (60Kg), Sandeep (84 Kg) and Anil (50 Kg) clinched silvers in Greco Roman Style, President of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh said.

Female wrestler Pooja Dhanda (58 Kg) won the bronze. The competition in all weight categories of Greco Roman Style for four weight categories of female wrestling have been concluded, while the bouts in four weight categories of female wrestling and four weight categories in free style will be held tomorrow.

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