Junior World Wrestling Championships: Sachin Rana loses to Gerogia's Diego Chkhvadze in 60kg repechage as India finish with three medals

Rana needed to beat Gerogia's Diego Chkhvadze in the 60kg repechage but he ended up losing 1-5 despite getting a chance to score from choice of position following a penalty.

Press Trust of India August 18, 2019 20:38:11 IST
Junior World Wrestling Championships: Sachin Rana loses to Gerogia's Diego Chkhvadze in 60kg repechage as India finish with three medals
  • Rana needed to beat Gerogia's Diego Chkhvadze in the 60kg repechage but he ended up losing 1-5 despite getting a chance to score from choice of position following a penalty.

  • Only Sajan Bhanwal managed to win a bronze from among Greco Roman grapplers.

  • Deepak had earlier won a gold in 86kg and Viky a bronze in the 92kg in the men's freestyle competition while the Indian women drew a blank for the first time in three years.

Tallinn (Estonia): In a below par show, the Indian wrestling contingent will return with just three medals from the Junior World Wrestling Championships following Sachin Rana's defeat in the repechage round in Greco Roman competition, here on Sunday.

Rana needed to beat Gerogia's Diego Chkhvadze in the 60kg repechage but he ended up losing 1-5 despite getting a chance to score from choice of position following a penalty.

Only Sajan Bhanwal managed to win a bronze from among Greco Roman grapplers.

Sajan won his third medal in a row at junior Worlds when he beat Turkey's Abdurrahman Kalkan by technical superiority in the 77kg bout on Saturday.

Deepak had earlier won a gold in 86kg and Viky a bronze in the 92kg in the men's freestyle competition while the Indian women drew a blank for the first time in three years.

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