Sumit bags wrestling gold on opening dayJanuary 4, 2021, Chandigarh
Sumit and Aryan claimed first two positions, respectively, in the 57-kg final on the opening day of the Chandigarh State Senior Wrestling Championship at the Mani Majra Sports Complex here today.
Manjeet won the 61-kg category gold medal by defeating Shivam, while Naveet bagged the 65-kg event gold by overpowering Vikas.
In 70-kg final, Rahul defeated Vikas, whereas Preet won the 74-kg event gold by defeating Ashish. Mehar Singh won the 79-kg final and Manjeet claimed the second position.
Vikas emerged victorious in the 86-kg category by defeating Jatin. In the 92-kg final, Ankit and Parveen claimed first two spots, receptively.
Ankit Malik won the 97-kg category final by defeating Nitesh. Ashish won the 125-kg event by overpowering Parveen.
More than 70 wrestlers participated on the first day. Earlier, Tejdeep Singh Saini, Director Sports, UT, inaugurated the championship.