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U23 World Wrestling Championships 2021: No medals from men wrestlers, women wrestlers bag five medal

Indian wrestlers secured five medals, one silver and four bronze, at the U23 World Wrestling Championships 2021.

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Shreyasi Sen
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Indian wrestlers secured five medals, one silver and four bronze, at the U23 World Wrestling Championships 2021. He specified himself as India's most successful outing at the junior meet to date.

U23 World Wrestling Championships-Sportz Point

U23 World Wrestling Championships 2021 (Bing)

All of India's medals at the Belgrade meet came through the women's wrestlers.  Shivani Pawar won silver in 50kg. In the mean time AnjuDivya KakranRadhika and Nisha picked up bronze medals in the 55kg, 62kg, 65kg and 72kg weight classes, respectively.

Also read: World U23 Wrestling Championships: Shivani Pawar Wins Silver In 50kg Category

India's Greco-Roman and men's freestyle grapplers remained packed up.

Sunday was the final day when Indian wrestlers had the opportunity to add two more medals.

Parveen Malik and Mohit was competing in the men's 74kg and 125kg freestyle repechage rounds, respectively.

Unfortunately, both of them failed to make their chances to win.

Mohit started his day with a 10-0 win via technical superiority against Kazakhstan's Bakdaulet Osserbay in the repechage and advanced to the bronze medal match.

Facing Iran's Seyedmehdi Seyedabasali Hashemijouybari for a place on the podium,meanwhile, Mohit went down 6-3.

Former junior Asian champion Parveen Malik's day ended early. Because the Indian lost 18-8 to Poland's Szymon Wojtkowski in his repechage bout.

India achieved three medals at the inaugural 2017 edition of the under-23 event . And just one in 2018 and two in 2019.The 2020 edition was scrapped due to COVID-19.

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