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Asian Wrestling Championships

Current context: Indian wrestlers won three bronze medals in Greco-Roman events of the Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi on 20th February 2020.
Asian Wrestling Championships
  • Ashu, Aditya Kundu and Hardeep have won a bronze medal each in their respective weight categories
  • Ashu won a bronze in 67kg category, Aditya and Hardeep also bagged the medals of the same colour in the 72kg and 97kg respectively
  • Ashu beat Syria's Abdulkarim Mohammad Al-Hasan with 8-1
  • Aditya Kundu defeated Nao Kusaka of Japan 8-0 in a lop-sided 72kg bronze medal bout.
  • Hardeep beat Kyrgyzstan's Beksultan Makhamadzhanovich Makhmudov by 3-1
  • So far India has won 5 medals in the Championship, including the gold win in 87 kg category by Sunil Kumar and Arjun Halakurki's bronze in 55kg
  • Asian Wrestling Championships is the Wrestling Asian Championship organized by the Asian Associated Wrestling Committee.
  • The 2020 Asian Wrestling Championships is being held at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium, Indira Gandhi Arena, New Delhi from 18th-23rd Feb 2020.
  • This year, the Asian Associated Wrestling Committee barred China from entering into the competition due to the 2019–20 coronavirus outbreak.


Q: 1: The 2020 Asian Wrestling Championships is being held at __________
a. New Delhi
b. Dhaka
c. Kathmandu
d. Berlin
Asian Wrestling Championships Asian Wrestling Championships Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on February 21, 2020 Rating: 5

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