Wrestling

U17 World C’ships: Freestyle grapplers win 5 medals, Sachin clinches gold

Indian freestyle grapplers won a total of 5 medals on day 6 of the ongoing U17 World Wrestling Championship in Rome on Saturday. Sachin Mor (80kg) bagged gold while 4 others won bronze medals.

Sachin Mor defeated Reza Kamal Soleimanian of Iran 6-3 in the final to win India’s 7th gold championship. Also making podium finish were Kumar Lalit (48), Vaibhav Patil (55), Ankit (65) & Jaspooran Singh (110), all of whom took bronze medals.

India is currently placed at 2nd position in the team standings with 85 points. The USA occupy the top spot with 100 points.

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