India’s medal hopes hang by thread as Sunil Kumar move to repechage

Sunil Kumar bowed out in the pre-quarterfinals against Aleksandr Andreevitch Komarov of Russia. With that, India’s best hope for a medal at the U23 Wrestling World Championship almost ended on Monday. Sunil Kumar’s hope for finally winning a medal at the U23 Wrestling World Championship will come when he squares off in repechage. He will […]

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Bajrang Punia begins training for Tokyo Olympics in Russia

Tokyo Olympic-bound wrestler Bajrang Punia began his final phase of preparations for the Summer Games, sparring and sweating with top Russian grapplers. Bajrang Punia was accompanied by his Georgian coach Shako Bentindis. The duo are training in Vladikavkaz with the 2019 world champion in 70kg (non-Olympic weight class) David Baev. “I have started my training […]

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Wrestler Sumit Malik qualifies for Tokyo Olympics in the men’s 125kg category

Indian wrestler Sumit Malik has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in the men’s 125kg freestyle category with a commanding win over Venezuela’s Jose Daniel Diaz Robertti in the semi-finals of the World Wrestling Olympic Qualifiers being held in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is the seventh wrestler from India to qualify for the Games. Sumit had a […]

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