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Asian Wrestling C'ships: Jitender clinches silver

Asian Wrestling C'ships: Jitender clinches silver

New Delhi, Feb 23 (UNI) Indian grappler Jitender Kumar settled for the silver medal after losing 3-1 to Kazakhstan's Daniyar Kaisanov in the 74kg final of the Asian Wrestling Championships here on Sunday.

The Indian wrestling contingent finished their Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 campaign with overall twenty medals after the end of sixth and final day of the premier continental championship

India won one gold and four bronze medals in the Greco Roman category; three gold, two silver and three bronze in the women Wrestling category along with one gold, four silver and two bronze in the men’s freestyle category.

Meanwhile, 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold medalist and 2019 Asian and World Bronze medalist, Rahul Aware (61Kg) walked away with the bronze medal after beating his Iranian opponent Dastan Majid Almas 5-2.

Speaking after his bout, Rahul said, "I had aimed for a gold, but I am bit disappointed after winning a Bronze medal”.

India’s second bronze medal came when Deepak Punia (86Kg) defeated AL Obaidi Issa Abdulsalam Abdulwahhab of Iraq 10-0 through technical superiority.

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