Under-15 Asian Championships: Indian wrestlers win eight gold medals at Chinese Taipei

In wrestling, Indians grapplers continued their golden rush at the Under-15 Asian Wrestling Championships in Taichung, Chinese Taipei, clinching six gold medals yesterday. In freestyle, Akash performed brilliantly to beat Daiki Ogawa of Japan in the 48kg category.

In Greco-Roman category, Ankit Gulia defeated Korganov of Kazakhstan to win the gold in the 68kg while Chirag Dhalia clinched a gold by winning both his bouts in 75kg.

Three Indian girls – Saloni in 33kg, Babli in 36kg and Komal in 39kg also performed brilliantly to win gold medals for the country.

The Indian contingent now has a total of eight gold medals after beginning their campaign with a couple of gold on Friday.

India lead the team rankings list with 125 points, followed by Kazakhstan with 120.

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