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Asian Wrestling C'ships: Ashu, Aditya, Hardeep win bronze medals in Greco-Roman

Asian Wrestling C'ships: Ashu, Aditya, Hardeep win bronze medals in Greco-Roman

New Delhi, Feb 19 (UNI) India's Ashu, Aditya Kundu and Hardeep settled for bronze medals in Greco-Roman category on the second day of the Asian Wrestling Championships here on Wednesday.

Ashu, Aditya and Hardeep managed to have the consolation of a Podium finish, after missing the opportunity for a shot at the more prestigious medal.

Ashu (67 kg) beat Syria's Abdulkarim Mohammad Al-Hasan 8-1 while Kundu (72 kg) defeated Nao Kusaka of Japan 8-0 inside one and a half minutes in a lop-sided 72 Kg bronze medal bout.

India’s Hardeep (97 kg), meanwhile, earned the third and final bronze medal of the day by defeating Kyrgyzstan’s Beksultan Makhmudov 3-1.

India now has five medals that includes one Gold and four Bronze medals in the Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 in the Greco Roman category bettering their performance from the last Asian meet.

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