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Ashu beat Syria’s Abdulkarim Mohammad Al-Hasan 8-1.(Twitter)

Asian Wrestling C’ships: Ashu reaps early bird virtue in Greco-Roman

New Delhi | By Avishek Roy and Navneet Singh
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 11:20 PM IST
Ashu defeated Syrian Abdulkarim Mohammad Al-Hasan 8-1 while Kundu dispatched Japan’s Nao Kusaka 8-0 in the first period. The other bronze was won by Hardeep, who edged past Beksultan Shamsiddinov 3-1.
India's Sunil Kumar celebrates after his win against Salidinov Azat (KAZ) in the final of 87kg category wrestling match during the Asian Wrestling Championship 2020.(PTI)
India's Sunil Kumar celebrates after his win against Salidinov Azat (KAZ) in the final of 87kg category wrestling match during the Asian Wrestling Championship 2020.(PTI)

Sunil Kumar wins 87kg title, ends 27-year wait for gold

New Delhi | By Navneet Singh and Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:22 PM IST
Kumar has been India’s most promising Greco-Roman wrestler in recent times. He won gold medals twice in the Asian under-23 championships, in 2018 and 2019. This year, he won silver in the world ranking series event in Rome. The Indian contingent has high hopes from the Sonepat wrestler.
Harpreet Singh, who is chasing his first Asian Games medal in the 87kg category, shares the view that success in Greco-Roman wrestling will elevate the sport further.(Twitter)
Harpreet Singh, who is chasing his first Asian Games medal in the 87kg category, shares the view that success in Greco-Roman wrestling will elevate the sport further.(Twitter)

Asian Games 2018: India’s Greco-Romans wrestlers eager to step out of freestyle shadow

Jakarta | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2018 06:08 PM IST
Freestyle wrestlers form two-thirds of India’s 18-member party heading to the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, having delivered four medals in the last three Olympics.
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