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Deepak Punia wins silver medal in Asian Wrestling Championships

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 25, Apr 2022
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India's Deepak Punia won the 86kg men's freestyle silver medal while Viky clinched bronze in 92kg on the final day of the Asian Wrestling Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Sunday.

Deepak lost 1-6 to Kazakhstan's Azamat Dauletbekov in the summit clash. His lone equalizing point came through the activity clock.

This was Deepak's second consecutive silver and fourth continental medal, including two bronze. In the 92kg bronze medal playoff, Viky beat his Uzbek opponent Ajiniyaz Saparniyazov 5-3.

India finished its campaign at this edition of the continental event with a total of one gold, five silver, and eleven bronze medals.

Sources : News on Air