Indian women’s Wrestling team wins Under-17 Asian Championship

Indian women’s Wrestling team has won five medals to claim Under-17 Asian Championship title with a total of eight gold at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

India lifted the title with a total of 235 points from eight golds, one silver and one bronze. Japan had to be content with the runners-up trophy with 143 points and Mongolia finished third with 138 points.

Indian women including Ritika won gold in 43 kilogram, Ahilaya Shinde got gold in 49 kilogram, Siksha lifted gold medal in 57 kilogram, Priya received gold in 73 kilogram while Pulkit secured a Silver medal in 65 kilogram.

In addition, the competitions in three weight categories of Free Style were also held and Parwinder Singh won Gold in 80 kilogram while Narender secured Silver in 71 kilogram. The competition in the remaining seven weight categories of Free Style will be held today.


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