It has been 28 years since India won a gold medal in Asian Games Wrestling. Kartar Singh had bagged gold in this event in the 1986 Seoul Asian Games.
Indian wrestlers ended their campaign at the FILA World Championships on a disappointing note with none of the grapplers managing to secure a single medal. All 3 Indians in action on the last day of the World Championships lost their initial rounds of their respective Greco-Roman bouts. Hardeep Singh who was competing in the 98kg
The World Wrestling championship kicked off on Monday but the Indian wrestling team had a tough outing with all 8 wrestlers getting eliminated in the initial stages of the tournament itself. There were high expectations from Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist Rajiv Tomar(125 kg freestyle) since the top Indian wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt had opted