Wrestling World Championship Day 7 Results & Highlights – Indian Greco Roman Wrestlers: India’s greco-roman wrestlers cut a sorry figure in the World Championships as none of them could enter the medal rounds on Friday. In the 51kg category, Sandeep crashed out in the first round losing 0-7 against Ekrem Ozturk of Turkey, followed by the ouster of Gyanender in the 60kg who lost 2-3 to Japan’s Ayata Suzuki.
In the 72kg class, Vikas bowed out in the qualification round, losing to Cengiz Arslan of Turkey.
Sajan then lost his 77kg opening round bout against Tamas Levai of Hungary.
The script was the same in the 82kg, 97kg and 130kg divisions.
While Harpreet Singh lost to Ireland’s Pejman Soltanmorad Poshtam in the qualifying round of 82kg, Ravi was shown the door by Korea’s Jewoo Park.
In the 130kg category, Sonu lost to Radoslav Plamenov Georgiev of Bulgaria in the qualifiers
World Championship Day 7 Results: Tough day for Greco-Roman wrestlers, Gyanender only wrestler to move past qualification round
Wrestling World Championship Highlights – Indian Greco Roman Wrestlers: Gyanender defeated South Korea’s Jinwoong Jung 4-3 in the qualification round but lost to Japan’s Ayata Suzuki 2-3 after a tough pre-quarterfinal match.
In other matches, Ravi, Sonu in 97kg and 130kg bowed out from the first round, losing on technical superiority. Ravi lost to Jewoo Park 0-8 on technical superiority while Sonu lost to Bulgaria’s Radoslav Plamenov Georgiev in the 130kg qualification round 0-9 on similar grounds,
World Wrestling Championship Day 7 Results
Indian Greco Roman Wrestlers
60Kg; Gyanender (IND) loses to Ayata Suzuki (JPN) via points 2-3 in Pre-Quarters.
Gyanender defeated Jinwoong Jung (KOR) via points 4-3 and makes his way to the pre-quarters
97Kg; Ravi (IND) loses to Jewoo PARK (KOR) via tech. superiority, 0-8 in qualification round.
130Kg; Sonu (IND) loses to Radoslav Plamenov Georgiev (BUL) via tech. Superiority, 0-9.
World Wrestling Championships 2021: Anshu takes home silver, Sarita Mor settles for Bronze: India will have to wait for its first woman world champion in wrestling as Anshu Malik settled for a silver medal after losing her 57kg final to 2016 Olympic champion Helen Lousie Maroulis but Sarita Mor grabbed her maiden medal at the big stage by winning the 59kg bronze on Thursday.
Coming into the match after becoming India’s first-ever woman finalist at the World Championship, the 19-year old Anshu began on an aggressive fashion with positive intent but eventually lost the summit clash after being pinned.
Sushil Kumar (2010) remain India’s lone world champion wrestler till date.
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