Cadet World Championship: Indian wrestler Aman is new cadet world champion: Young Indian wrestler Aman on Tuesday emerged the new world champion in the Cadet championship with a convincing 5-2 win over American Luke Joseph Lilledahl in the 48kg final.
Putting up a dominant show, Aman conceded only three points en route to the title. The American, being taller, had better reach but Aman adjusted his game nicely and kept attacking his rival.
#WrestleBudapest 48kg medal bouts results:
🥇Aman GULIA 🇮🇳 df Luke LILLEDAHL 🇺🇸, 5-2
🥉Sargis BEGOYAN 🇦🇲 df Rezo MARSAGISHVILI 🇬🇪, 10-0
🥉df Nurdanat AITANOV 🇰🇿 df Akhmad MUSAKHADZHIEV 🇷🇺, 7-2
— United World Wrestling (@wrestling) July 20, 2021
Aman led 3-0 when Luke pulled off a take down to narrow the lead but the Indian wrestler came up with a take down move of his own.
Sagar Jaglan is also in contention for a gold medal in the 80kg.
Vaibhav Patil lost his bronze medal play-off 5-7 to Azerbaijan’s Javid Javadov in 55kg. Sahil (110kg) will also fight for bronze.