Indian wrestlers finish with 15 medals in Asian cadet championship

  • PTI, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Jul 28, 2013 23:01 IST

Indian wrestlers finished the Cadet Asian Championships with a rich haul of three golds, nine silvers and three bronze medals, besides winning the Champion Trophy in the freestyle category in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Sunday.

The gold came through Amit Kumar (58kg), Vikas (63kg) and Parveen (85kg) of the freestyle category while silver medals were won by Ravi Kumar (54kg), Ankur Rathi (69kg), Balraj (76kg) and Gursewak Singh (100kg) in the same division.

The freestyle team secured 84 points and finished ahead of Iran who were the runners-up.

In the Greco-Roman category, Rajesh (46kg) and Rohit (85kg) were the silver medal winners while Manjeet (69kg) won bronze in the competition.

The Indian girls bagged five medals, courtesy silver from Anju Ponghal (46kg), Babita Rani (65kg) and Divya Kakar (70kg). Manju (43kg) and Pooja Tomar (60kg) won bronze medal each.


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