The Indian Wrestlers have failed to make a mark in the world wrestling championship as they are yet to win a medal. After the disappointment in the first day, the Indians struggled in the second and third day as well. Ravinder Singh, who competed in the 59kg category of Greco-Roman wrestling, lost to Rovshan Bayramov
The Indian Wrestlers at the World Wrestling Championship did not have the best of start as three wrestlers failed to progress. The first day of the championship saw the Greco-Roman wrestling. 66kg, 75kg and 98kg categories in action on the opening day. Gurpeet Singh was the representative of India in the 75kg category and he
India ended their Asian Cadet Wrestling Championship campaign on a high after securing second place in the Free style. The Indian wrestlers won four medals on the last day. Four Medals for India on last day of Asian Cadet Wrestling The Championship was held at the KD Jadhav wrestling stadium in Delhi. India had a
One man is set on a mission to unfurl the Indian flag on top, wherever he may go. Last year, he triumphed in the Commonwealth nations and became the champion of Asia. This year he has made Italy a part of his legacy. Yogeshwar Dutt won his latest gold at the International Wrestling Tournament in
Over the past few years, the sports fans in India have begun embracing various sports. From the likes of wrestling to archery, and now badminton, Indian sportsmen and women have finally broken the shackles which have confined the growth of other sports, and have persisted for the major part of a century. However, with India
Just a day after Geeta Phogat won Bronze in the Asian Wrestling Championship, her cousin Vinesh Phogat has added a silver medal to India’s tally in the tournament. A great outing for Vinesh Phogat Vinesh wrestled in the 48 kg category for women and had no troubles in the qualifiers. Her first win in the
Babita and Geeta hail from the Bhiwani district of Haryana. The state is infamous for its skewed sex ratio and patriarchy. In such circumstances, the Phogat sisters have achieved a remarkable feat.
The Phogat sisters have shown that the shape of their roti doesn’t matter. What matters is the colour of their medal.
From the traditional mud arenas of Haryana has emerged another wrestling contender – Virender Singh. But unlike the others, Virender Singh, better known as Goonga Pehelwan‘s journey from earning his living fighting in akharas to becoming a World Champion is exceptional. He was born deaf and mute; even though he cannot speak, his performances roar for
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going” On Sunday at the Dowon Gymnasium in Incheon, we got to witness this as India’s marquee wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt once gain gave an example of his sheer determination, spirit and tenacity. A battle is never over until the final whistle goes. Down and out, trailing 5-7 to
The 9th day of the Incheon Asian Games saw many Indians win medals, the chief highlight being the Gold Medal in Wrestling. Yogeshwar Dutt finally ended the 28 year long wrestling gold medal drought for India at the Asian Games as he defeated Y. Zalimkhan of Tajikistan in the final of the men’s 65 Kg