Anirudh adds another bronze at Asian Championship

April 18, 2023

WrestlingAsian Wrestling Championships


Anirudh Kumar (125kg) secured a bronze medal in freestyle competitions of the Asian wrestling championships in Astana. Anirudh beat Uzbekistan’s Sardorbek Kholmatov 12-2 in the bronze medal match.

World championships silver medallist Deepak Punia (92kg), who beat China’s Xiao Sun 8-1, lost 0-5 to Bahrain’s Magomed Sharipov in the quarterfinals and eventually crashed out of the medal race.

Indian freestyle wrestlers collected a gold medal and two bronzes.

Previously, Aman Sehrawat defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Almaz Smanbekov 9-4 in the final to emerge as the men’s 57kg freestyle champion.

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