Indian grapplers bagged two Bronze medals on the penultimate day of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, today. The medals came through defending champion Bajrang Punia in men’s 65kg freestyle, and Vinod Kumar Omprakash in the men’s 70kg freestyle. The two medals have taken India’s tally to eight. The medal haul includes one Gold, one Silver and six Bronze medals.
Yesterday, Navjot Kaur scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold in the senior continental championship as she clinched the yellow metal in the 65kg freestyle category.
Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik won a bronze in the 62kg freestyle category yesterday.