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Asian Wrestling Championships: Indian wrestlers win 3 bronze medals in Greco-Roman events

Prime News, National and International Sport, Wrestling, New Delhi, February 20:- Ashu, Aditya Kundu and Hardeep have won a bronze medal each in their respective weight categories as Indian wrestlers bagged five medals in Greco-Roman events of the Asian Wrestling Championships in the city on Wednesday.

While Ashu won a bronze in 67 kg category, Aditya and Hardeep also bagged the medals of same colour in the 72 kg and 97 kg respectively on the second day of the competitions.

Ashu beat Syria’s Abdulkarim Mohammad Al-Hasan 8-1 while Kundu defeated Nao Kusaka of Japan 8-0 inside one and a half minutes in a lop-sided 72 kg bronze medal bout. Hardeep beat Kyrgyzstan’s Beksultan Makhamadzhanovich Makhmudov 3-1 to register India’s third podium finish of the day.

India has so far five medals in the championships, after Sunil Kumar’s historic gold in 87 kg and Arjun Halakurki’s bronze in 55 kg Greco-Roman category on Tuesday. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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