The Wrestling World Championships 2022 which is held in Belgrade, Serbia has started on September 10 till September 18, will see thirty Indian wrestlers competing.
Commonwealth Games champions Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya are on a bid to win their first world title. On the other hand, World silver-medallists Deepak Punia and Anshu Malik have withdrawn from the event due to injuries.
When compared to the two medal haul at the last Worlds, India will look to increase its medal tally. Here are the Indians competing on Day 2 of the Worlds (September 11).
Men’s Greco-Roman qualification rounds 63kg, 67kg, 82kg, 97kg will take place from 2:00 PM IST onwards and semifinals (subject to qualification) will be conducted from 8:15 PM IST onwards.
Neeraj (63kg), Ashu (67kg), Harpreet Singh (82kg), Deepanshu (97kg) will be the Indian’s participating on September 11.
Results of Day 1:
Arjun Halakurki (55kg)
Round of 16: lost 3-5 vs Max Nowry (USA)
Qualifying: Lost 1-2 vs Shmagi Bolkvadze (GEO)
Round of 32: Lost 0-8 vs Aram Vardanyan (UZB)
Sunil Kumar (87kg)
Qualifying: Lost 1-1 (VPO1) to Ali Cengiz (TUR)
Where to watch the World Wrestling Championships 2022 live in India?
There is no live telecast on any television channel in India. The live streaming can be viewed on the United World Wrestling’s (UWW) official website.