Aman Sehrawat clinches India’s first gold medal at Asian Wrestling Championships

Aman Sehrawat won India’s first gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2023 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Sehrawat topped the podium in men’s 57 kg freestyle category on the penultimate day of the competition. He defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Almaz Smanbekov 9-4 to win the gold medal. Aman Sehrawat’s victory in Astana ensured the men’s freestyle 57kg gold medal stayed with India for the fourth year running.

This was Aman Sehrawat’s second podium of the year. Last year, Sehrawat was the first Indian wrestler to win gold at the Under-23 world championships in Spain.