Junior Asian Wrestling: Rathi, Deepak win gold on concluding day

Junior Asian Wrestling: Rathi, Deepak win gold on concluding day
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New Delhi: Freestyle wrestlers Sachin Rathi and Deepak Punia won gold medals for India on the concluding day of the Junior Asian Wrestling Championship 2018.

Rathi won the first gold for India by beating Bat-Erdene of Mongolia in the 74 kg category while Punia grabbed India’s second by defeating Azat Gajyyev of Turkmenistan in the 86 kg category.

Suraj Rajkumar clinched a bronze in the 61 Kg category by defeating Yotu Tsuchiya of Japan by 16-8.

On the other hand, India’s Mohit bagged bronze in the 125kg category by beating Bat Erdene Erdenebaatar of Mongolia.

India finished second in the team championship with 173 points.

Iran stood first with 189 points, and Uzbekistan came third with 128 points. (ANI)