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Indian wrestlers shine at Asian cadet c'ship

July 28, 2013 21:52 IST

Indian wrestlers finished the Cadet Asian Championships with a rich haul of three gold, nine silver and three bronze medals, besides winning the Champion Trophy in the freestyle category in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Sunday.

WrestlingThe gold came through Amit Kumar (58kg), Vikas (63kg) and Parveen (85kg) of the freestyle category while silver medals were won by Ravi Kumar (54kg), Ankur Rathi (69kg), Balraj (76kg) and Gursewak Singh (100kg) in the same division.

The Freestyle team secured 84 points and finished ahead of Iran who were the runners-up.

In the Greco-Roman category, Rajesh (46kg) and Rohit (85kg) were the silver medal winners while Manjeet (69kg) won bronze in the competition.

The Indian girls bagged five medals -- silver from Anju Ponghal (46kg), Babita Rani (65kg) and Divya Kakar (70kg). Manju (43kg) and Pooja Tomar (60kg) won a bronze medal each.

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