New Delhi: They were expected to control the field at the Republic Gamings as well as they did yet the harder World Champions served a fact look for the established Indian stars also as the increase of Greco Roman wrestlers and also phenomenal show by the juniors made it an eventful 2022 for Indian wrestling.
India won 12 medals at Birmingham CWG, where Sakshi Malik tried to resurrect her occupation by winning a gold yet only Bajrang Punia and also Vinesh Phogat returned with medals from the World Championships in Belgrade. The Greco Roman design, a poor cousin of cost-free design wrestling in India, had a lot cheer with historical three-medal efficiency at the U-23 World Championships through Sajan Bhanwala, Nitesh and Vikas.
The juniors, both children and also girls, emerged severe medal contenders in age group competitions throughout World , something which Indian wrestling saw for the first time. The increase of Antim Panghal, who came to be U-20 World champ in Sofia, is really heartening as she could be India’s best bet in 53kg when Vinesh Phogat would certainly not be about.