30-member squad for U-23 World Wrestling Championships in Hungary

first_img COMMENT “India is a huge market for the sport which is evident from the wrestling lovers who turn up in thousands for the dangals and kushtis in remote villages in Haryana, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh or any other state in the country. However, they are deprived of quality international wrestling content. This has strengthened our resolve to bring all the major international and national wrestling competitions to millions of wrestling fans in India and the sub-continent Live,” said Ashish Chadha, CEO, Sporty Solutionz, WrestlingTV’s parent company which holds United World Wrestling’s exclusive media and broadcast rights for the Indian sub-continent. WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV 10 months ago WWE RAW: Seth Rollins defeats newcomer Carrillo in a close fight After senior wrestlers’ excellent performance at the World Wrestling Championships, where the grapplers from the country secured an unprecedented haul of five medals, it’s now the turn of the young Turks as India to field a 30-member strong squad for the Freestyle, Greco-Roman, and women’s events at the U-23 Wrestling World Championship slated to be held from October 28 to November 3, in Hungary, Budapest. The competition will feature 631 athletes from 64 countries across the world as 10 wrestlers will be bidding to defend their U-23 World Wrestling Championships titles.READ | Sushil Kumar slams Mary Kom, says no one is above rules and trialsThe Indian contingentInspired by Ravi Kumar, who brought a silver last year from the Under-23 World Wrestling Championship, the likes of Sajan Bhanwal, Sharvan and Vicky will be the ones to watch out for in this edition. While Bhanwal is a three-time World Junior Championships medallist, Sharvan too has established his immense talent with a gold medal in Junior Asian Championship in 2017.Vicky, meanwhile, has already attained the sixth position in seniors in 92kg and will be hungry to make his mark. After the successful launch of Wrestling TV during the World Wrestling Championships, where 6.5 million users tuned in, WrestlingTV will stream all the Under-23 UWW World Wrestling Championship action Live in the Indian sub-continent for the very first time. The sport scaled a new high in India during the UWW World Wrestling Championships, when 11 million users engaged in live streaming and video content on WrestlingTV during the 9 days of action. READ | NBA: Referees question travelling call on Rockets’ star James HardenThe scope of wrestling in India 10 months ago WWE RAW: Becky Lynch defeats Charlotte to earn RAW’s 1st draft pick Last Updated: 22nd October, 2019 19:22 IST 30-member Squad For U-23 World Wrestling Championships In Hungary India will be taking a 30-member strong squad for the Freestyle, Greco-Roman, and women’s events at the U-23 Wrestling World Championship in Budapest, Hungary First Published: 22nd October, 2019 19:22 IST Suman Ray center_img SUBSCRIBE TO US WE RECOMMEND 11 months ago Wrestling Rankings: Deepak Punia becomes World No.1 in 86 kg category FOLLOW US 11 months ago India’s best-ever medal haul coincides with record viewership Written By 10 months ago Syria crisis tests Trump’s global religious freedom vows “Wrestling has a bigger number of committed fans than most other sports in the country. With each major bout streamed LIVE this fan base will strengthen further. Players will get better recognition and wrestling will grow faster in all aspects of a modern-day sport. WrestlingTV has come up as a major turning point to boost our grand program for wrestling,” said Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, President, Wrestling Federation of India.READ | UFC: After a feud with Khabib, Conor McGregor is going to MoscowREAD | NBA News: New Orleans Pelicans to open season without Zion Williamson last_img

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