Haryana is junior Greco-Roman wrestling champion


The state of Haryana emerged victorious Saturday in the Greco-Roman junior category of the national wrestling championship. Of the eight gold medals at stake, Haryana won five to win the overall team title scoring 225 points. The Delhi team finished second with 150 points while Uttar Pradesh (UP) was declared third with 128 points. In addition to winning the team title, wrestlers from Haryana (Har) also won three silver and five bronze. The Service Sports Control Board (SSCB) team won two gold medals while Punjab (Pun) took one. Earlier, Team Haryana won the Under-Junior Freestyle Trophy (Cadet) on Friday.

Results (Greco-Roman):

60 Kg: Parvesh (Delhi), Saurabh (Uttar Pradesh), Udit Patel (Madhya Pradesh), Ravinder (Haryana).

67 Kg: Deepak (SSCB). Deepak (Del), Saurbh (Har), Sagar (Har).

72 Kg: Vikas (Har), Akshay (Har), Suraj Kumar (UP), Karan (Del).

77 Kg: Sachin (Har), Ravi Kumar (Del), Deepak (SSCB), Amrinder Singh (Pun).

82 Kg: Rohit Dahiya (Har), Ravi Malik (SSCB), Dhaneshwar (Pun) Ankit (Har).

87 Kg: Sonu (Har), Manoj Kumar (Har), Bijender (Del), Surjeet Singh (UP).

97 Kg: Narinder Cheema (Pun), Nitesh (Har), Rahul (Del), Anshu (Chd).

130 Kg: Nitesh (Har), Linkam Singh (UP), Deepak (Rajastjan), Parvesh (Har).


Robert J. King