Asian Wrestling Championships is less than a week away and fans and athletes alike are excited about the continental tournament. The wrestling extravaganza is scheduled to take place in New Delhi from February 18-23.
The tournament will kick off with Greco-Roman competitions which be held over the course of two days. It will be followed by Men and Women Freestyle wrestling. The exciting part for the championships is that there will be five gold medal matches every day.
The prelim and qualification matches will be played in the morning sessions while the semis and finals will be conducted from 6 to 9 PM.
The championships is returning to India after a gap of two years. It was last hosted in 2017 by Kyrgyzstan. The 2019 edition was held in the Xian province, China. India won 16 medals including one gold by Bajrang Punia in the 65kg category.
Schedule for Asian Wrestling Champions, New Delhi:
18th Feb, Tuesday – Finals (Greco-Roman – 55-63-77-87-130kg)
19th Feb, Wednesday – Finals (Greco-Roman – 60-67-72-82-97kg)
20th Feb, Thursday – Finals (Women – 50-55-59-68-76kg)
21st Feb, Friday – Finals (Women– 53-57-62-65-72kg)
22nd Feb, Saturday – Finals (Freestyle – 57-65-70-79-97kg)
23rd Feb, Sunday – Finals (Freestyle– 61-74-86-92-125kg)
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India’s Asian Wrestling Championships 2020 team:
|9||Gursharan Preet Kaur||72Kg|
|1||Arjun Durugappa Halakurki||55kg|