India won total 14 medals in Asian Wrestling Championship 2023

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India participated in the 36th edition of Asian Wrestling Championship to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan from 9th to 14th April 2023. The event was originally planned to be held in New Delhi, India.

An Overview of the News

  • A total of 331 wrestlers from 22 countries participated in this competition, out of which 30 wrestlers were from India.

  • Indian wrestlers were successful in winning a total of 14 medals in the championship. This includes one gold, three silver and ten bronze medals.

  • With these achievements, India secured the 7th position in the medal tally.

  • The top three nations in the medal table based on gold medals were Kazakhstan, Japan and Iran.

  • The previous edition of the Asian Wrestling Championships, the 35th edition, was held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from April 19 to April 24 in 2022.

Medal Winner for India

  1. Aman Sehrawat (Men's 57kg Freestyle) - Gold

  2. Rupin (Greco-Roman 55 kg) - Silver

  3. Antim Panghal (Women's 53kg Freestyle) - Silver

  4. Nisha Dahiya (Women's 68 kg Freestyle) - Silver

  5. Anirudh Kumar (Men's 125kg Freestyle) - Bronze

  6. Deepak (Men's 79 kg Freestyle) - Bronze

  7. Neeraj Chikara (Greco-Roman 63kg) - Bronze

  8. Sunil Kumar (Greco-Roman 87kg) - Bronze

  9. Vikas (Greco-Roman 72 kg) - Bronze

  10. Anshu Malik (Women's 57kg Freestyle) - Bronze

  11. Sonam Malik (Women's 62kg Freestyle) - Bronze

  12. Manisha (Women's 65kg Freestyle) - Bronze

  13. Ritika Hooda (Women's 72kg Freestyle) - Bronze

  14. Priya (Women's 76kg Freestyle) - Bronze

About Kazakhstan

  • It is a Central Asian country that was once a part of the Soviet Union. It became an independent nation in 1991 after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

  • The country is the ninth largest country in the world by land area, stretching from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mountains in the east.

  • The capital of Kazakhstan is Nur-Sultan, which was renamed from Astana in 2019. It is a modern city known for its futuristic architecture.

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