Asian Wrestling Championship 2020: Sunil Kumar wins gold in Asian Wrestling C'ships, beaks 27-year wait for India in Greco-Roman category | Sunil Kumar of India won gold in Greco Roman after 27 years, beating the wrestler of Kyrgyzstan in 87 kg category - Online Betting Guides
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Asian Wrestling Championship 2020: Sunil Kumar wins gold in Asian Wrestling C'ships, beaks 27-year wait for India in Greco-Roman category | Sunil Kumar of India won gold in Greco Roman after 27 years, beating the wrestler of Kyrgyzstan in 87 kg category

Sunil Kumar defeated Kyrgyzstan wrestler Ajat Salidinov 5–0 in a one-sided match in the final
 India's Arjun Hhalakurki won the bronze in the 55 kg weight category of the Greco Roman category

Dainik BhaskarFeb 18, 2020, 09:21 PM IST Sports Desk. The first day of the Asian Wrestling Championship started in Delhi on Tuesday for India. Sunil Kumar won gold for the country in the Greco Roman category after 27 years. He defeated Ajat Salidinov of Kyrgyzstan 5–0 in the 87 kg weight category.

Earlier, he defeated Ajamat Kustubayev of Kazakhstan in a struggling match in the semi-finals. At one time, Sunil was trailing 1-8. But he made a brilliant comeback, scoring 11 consecutive points and winning the match 12–8.

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– United World Wrestling (@wrestling) February 18, 2020

Sunil won silver last year
Last year too, this Indian wrestler made it to the finals of the Asian Wrestling Championship in China. But then he was defeated by Hussein Ahmed Nouri of Iran. Even then he defeated Ajamat Kustubayev of Kazakhstan in the semi-finals. Apart from Sunil, on Tuesday, Arjun Hallakurki won bronze in the 55 kg weight category of Greco Roman category. He went to the Senior National Championship for the first time and won the medal in the first time.

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