2018 World Wrestling Championships: Indian Results

After having a good run in 2018, Indian Wrestling Contingent is participating in 2018 World Wrestling Championships held at Budapest from 20-28 Oct, 2018. Aiming to become the only Indian wrestler to win two medals at World Wrestling Championship, Bajrang Punia is the only Indian wrestler to be seeded among top 4 in any of the three events. He has won a Bronze medal before.

Indian Medal Winners at World Wrestling Championships

Schedule and Results
Day 1: Oct 20 – 1 Semifinal, Two Round 1 in Men’s Freestyle

    125 KgSumit lost Semifinal, to play for Bronze against Repechage winner

      QF def Yermukambet (Kazakhstan)
      1/8 def Taiki (Japan)

    61 Kg: Sonba Tanaji Gongane Lost Repechage
    86 Kg: Pawan Kumar lost in Qualification
    74 Kg: Jitender lost in Round 1

Day 2: Oct 21 – 57kg, 65kg, 79kg and 92kg

    Bronze Medal Match: Sumit vs Top seed (USA) Men’s Freestyle 125 Kg
    65 Kg Bajrang Punia

      Round 1 defeats Roman ASHARIN (HUN) 9-4.
      Round 2 defeats Lee Seungchul (KOR) 4-0
      QF def Tulga Tumur Ochir (Mongolia) 5-3
      SF def Alejandro (Cuba) 4-3
      Enters Final to be played on Day 3

    57 Kg Sandeep Tomar

      Round 1 defeats Cristian Jose MOX ARIAS (GUA) 10-0
      Round 2 lost to Giorgi (AZE) by VPOI 2-2

    79 Kg: Sachin Rathi lost in Round 1 vs Unurbat (Mongolia)
    92 Kg: Deepak lost in Round 1 vs Sagaliuk (Ukraine) 0-4

Day 3: Oct 22 – Men’s freestyle 70 & 97 Kg, Women’s Freestyle 55 & 59 Kg

    Gold Medal Match: Bajrang Punia lost to Takuto (Japan) Men’s FS 65 Kg – won SILVER
    Other Events
    Men’s freestyle
    70kg Pankaj Rana lost in Round 2
    97kg Mausam Khatri lost in Round 1
    Women wrestling
    55kg Seema lost in Round 2
    59kg Sarita lost in QF

Day 4: Oct 23 – Women’s Freestyle

    65 Kg Ritu Malik Lost QF, to Play in Repechage
    68 Kg Navjot 1/8
    72 Kg Rajni 1/8
    76 Kg Kiran 1/8

Day 5: Oct 24 – Women’s Freestyle

    65 Kg Ritu Malik wins Repechage
    LOST Bronze medal match vs Ayana (Japan)
    50kg Ritu Phogat QF – Play Repechage
    53kg Pinki 1/8
    57kg Pooja Dhanda QF – Play Repechage
    62kg Sakshi Malik QF – Lost Repechage

Day 5: Oct 25
Women’s FS Bronze medal match

    50kg Ritu Phogat lost to Oksana (Ukraine)
    57kg Pooja Dhanda def Grace (Norway) – BRONZE
    Greco Roman
    55 Kg: Vijay Qualification
    63 Kg: Gaurav Sharma Qualification
    72 Kg Kuldeep Malik Qualification
    82 Kg Harpreet Singh Qualification

Day 6: Oct 26 – Greco Roman

    60kg Gyanender Qualification
    67kg Manish Round 1
    82kg Harpreet Singh Round 1
    87kg Manjeet Round 1

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