Mar 2, 11 months ago

Navjot Kaur won India First Gold Medal of 2018 Asian Wrestling Championship Kaur won India First Gold Medal of 2018 Asian Wrestling Championship

Navjot Kaur made India proud by winning the First Gold Medal of 2018 Asian Championships, after one side victory over Japan’s Miya Imai 9-1 in women’s 65kg freestyle category final in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Friday.

Navjot Earlier lost to Miya in First round-robin match which was closely fought and end with 4-4, but Miya score last 2 points of the match so match was awarded to Japanese wrestler. But in final Navjot didn’t even give Japnese a chance to lead and comfortable beat her by 9-1.

Japnese Coach stop match two times to challenge match official decision, both the Navjot was awarded 2 points. The official decision was changed once but second-time Navjot was awarded 2 plus 1 points.Navjot leads 5-0 at the half-time break.

In second half Navjot gets in a fatal take-down which give her 4 points and Navjyot won the match comfortably by 9-1 and complete her earlier lost revenge from Japanese.

Rio Olympics Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik won the bronze in the 62kg freestyle category after beating Kazakhstan’s Ayaulym Kassymova 10-7 in a close fight.She was not in good form as she lost to Chinese wrestler in the opening round. but she came back strongly and won two matches to finish among medalists.

So after today’s medal, Indian Medal Telly Raise to 6 medals including 1 Gold And 1 Silver. Men Freestyle wrestler will be In Action tomorrow. All eyes will be on Bajrang Punia and Parveen Rana who get chance after 2 time Olympics medalist Shushil Kumar decide not to take part due to Injury.

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India at Wrestling Asian Championship 2018


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