Indian wrestlers bagged five medals but no gold on 2nd day in Asian C’ships

XI’AN (CHINA): Indian wrestlers reaped a rich-harvest of five medals in men’s freestyle events but a gold medal eluded them on the second day of the Asian Championships here on Wednesday.

All the five wrestlers who competed on Wednesday won a medal each but none could add a gold on the second day after Bajrang Punia clinched a yellow metal in 65kg men’s freestyle on Tuesday.

Amit Dhankar and Vicky lost their respective gold medal bouts in the 74 kg and 92 kg respectively. Rahul Aware (61kg), Deepak Punia (86kg) and Sumit (125kg) swelled the Indian medal tally with a bronze each.

With the two silver and three bronze medals on Wednesday, India’s medal tally went up to one gold, three silver and four bronze. (AGENCIES)