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Asian Wrestling Championships Round-Up: Ravi Dahiya wins first gold, Bajrang claims silver — HIGHLIGHTS

Ravi Dahiya (57kg) won India's first gold medal at the 2022 Asian Wrestling Championships. Bajrang Punia (65kg) settled for silver. Gourav Baliyan also bagged silver while Naveen and Satyawart took home bronze.

Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia Wrestling

Ravi Dahiya and Bajrang Punia


The Bridge Desk

Updated: 23 April 2022 1:31 PM GMT

On the penultimate day of the Asian Wrestling Championships 2022, Tokyo Olympic medallists Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Bajrang Punia (65kg) claimed gold and silver respectively to put India in good stead. Dahiya became the first Indian to win three gold medals from the continental event as well, winning in the 57kg category.

Gourav Baliyan (79kg) also featured in the finals but could only manage a silver.

Meanwhile, grapplers Satywart Kadiyan (97kg) and Naveen (70kg) fought for bronze medals and claimed them both, adding to the medal loot of India from the continental championships.

Here are the highlights:

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