Divya Kakran

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Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik scripts history as 1st Indian woman to make final
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Wrestling World Championships: Anshu Malik scripts history as 1st Indian woman to make final

Only five Indian women wrestlers have won medals at the Worlds and all of them — Alka Tomar (2006), Geeta Phogat (2012), Babita Phogat (2012), Pooja Dhanda (2018) and Vinesh Phogat (2019) — have clinched bronze.

Wrestling World Championships: Sarita Mor stuns world champion to reach semis, Anshu Malik also advances
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Wrestling World Championships: Sarita Mor stuns world champion to reach semis, Anshu Malik also advances

Sarita Mor shocked defending champion Linda Morais en route to the semi-finals.

Vinesh Phogat sends WFI apology for indiscipline at Olympics, participation in World Championships still uncertain
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Vinesh Phogat sends WFI apology for indiscipline at Olympics, participation in World Championships still uncertain

Vinesh, who exited from the Tokyo Games following her shock quarterfinal defeat, was suspended by the WFI for not staying and training with her Indian teammates and for sporting the name of her personal sponsor on her singlet instead of the official sponsor of the Indian contingent.

Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat, Anshu Malik clinch maiden gold medals in Almaty
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Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat, Anshu Malik clinch maiden gold medals in Almaty

Vinesh has notched up seven podium finishes at the Asian meet over the years, including three silver medals before this edition.

Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat eases into 53 kg final to stay in contention for maiden continental title
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Asian Wrestling Championship: Vinesh Phogat eases into 53 kg final to stay in contention for maiden continental title

There was no stopping Vinesh in the absence of the Chinese and Japanese rivals as she cruised to the summit round without losing a point and can now win her first gold medal at the Continental championship.

Women's National Wrestling Championship: Divya Kakran suffers shock first-round defeat to Uttar Pradesh's Rajini
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Women's National Wrestling Championship: Divya Kakran suffers shock first-round defeat to Uttar Pradesh's Rajini

Divya, who won gold at the Asian Wrestling Championship in February last year, lost 6-8 to Rajini in the first round. Rajini went on to win the silver medal.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Indian women complete golden hat-trick; Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik to lead hosts' charge on Day 4
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Indian women complete golden hat-trick; Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik to lead hosts' charge on Day 4

India's charge at the women's freestyle events of the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships got off to a flying start with the hosts bagging four medals - three gold and one silver - of the possible five on Thursday.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Divya Kakran, Sarita Mor, Pinki win gold as Indians continue rampant run in tournament
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Divya Kakran, Sarita Mor, Pinki win gold as Indians continue rampant run in tournament

On a memorable day for the hosts, the Indian girls reached four out of five finals with Divya (68kg), Pinki (55kg) and Sarita (59kg) standing on top of the podium

Rome Ranking Series 2020: India's wrestler Anshu Malik bags silver in 57kg event; Divya Kakran loses bronze play-off
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Rome Ranking Series 2020: India's wrestler Anshu Malik bags silver in 57kg event; Divya Kakran loses bronze play-off

India can hope for one more medal as 2019 World Championship bronze winner Vinesh Phogat is yet to compete in the 53kg.

Sonam Malik stuns Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik to seal spot in Indian team for Asian Championship
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Sonam Malik stuns Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik to seal spot in Indian team for Asian Championship

Sonam Malik stunned Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik while another promising junior Anshu Malik knocked out World Championship medallist Pooja Dhanda to seal their places in the Indian team for the Asian Championships on Saturday.

Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik dish out convincing wins in senior national wrestling championships; Anita Sheoran stuns Divya Kakran
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Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik dish out convincing wins in senior national wrestling championships; Anita Sheoran stuns Divya Kakran

Star grapplers Vinesh Phogat (55kg) and Sakshi Malik (62kg) dished out convincing wins in the finals to claim gold medals on day two of the Tata Motors Senior Wrestling National Championships at Jalandhar on Saturday.

Senior National Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik set to feature in star-studded event
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Senior National Wrestling Championships: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik set to feature in star-studded event

The field in the women's competition includes Tokyo Olympics medal hopeful Vinesh (55 kg), Rio Olympics bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik (62 kg), the promising Divya Kakran (68 kg), Seema Bisla (50 kg), Sarita More (57 kg) and Navjot Kaur (65 kg)

World Wrestling Championships 2019: Divya Kakran says her preparation now will be for Olympic medals, not for qualification
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World Wrestling Championships 2019: Divya Kakran says her preparation now will be for Olympic medals, not for qualification

If despite my weaknesses I had won, I might have not come across the weaknesses in my game or I may have ignored them. Now is the time to work on those negatives, said Kakran.

Wrestling World Championships 2019: Detailed breakdown of 18 weight classes offering 2020 Tokyo Olympics quotas
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Wrestling World Championships 2019: Detailed breakdown of 18 weight classes offering 2020 Tokyo Olympics quotas

18 categories at the 2019 World Championships will offer six quota places each for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Here's a look at the Indian grapplers in each weight class besides the biggest contenders from across the world:

Pooja Dhanda, Navjot Kaur make India squad for World Wrestling Championship without facing any opponents in trials
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Pooja Dhanda, Navjot Kaur make India squad for World Wrestling Championship without facing any opponents in trials

Pooja and Navjot didn't have to fight a single bout in the trials for the world championships as the WFI had barred 25 wrestlers from the trials for indiscipline

Wrestling World Championships trials: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik coast through, Pooja Dhanda knocked out by Sarita Mor
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Wrestling World Championships trials: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik coast through, Pooja Dhanda knocked out by Sarita Mor

The 57kg was the toughest category in the Wrestling World Championship trial with Pooja, fast-rising Anshu Malik, world number four Manju and Sarita in the fray

Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by Wrestling Federation of India
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Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by Wrestling Federation of India

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recommended recently-crowned Asian Champion Bajrang Punia and last year's Asian Games gold-medallist Vinesh Phogat for the country's highest sporting honour – the Rajeev Khel Ratna award.

Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Divya Kakran, Manju Kumari clinch bronze medals; Seema falters in playoff match
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Asian Wrestling Championships 2019: Divya Kakran, Manju Kumari clinch bronze medals; Seema falters in playoff match

Asian Games bronze-medallist Divya Kakran, Manju Kumari and Seema on Thursday made it to the bronze medal play-offs of the Asian Wrestling Championships.

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat get Grade A contracts; Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik in Grade B
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Wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat get Grade A contracts; Olympic medallists Sushil Kumar, Sakshi Malik in Grade B

It was expected that Bajrang and Vinesh, who won the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games gold medals this year, will be kept in the top grade.

IOA misspells names of multiple Asian Games medallists on cheques, organisers forget to felicitate Divya Kakran
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IOA misspells names of multiple Asian Games medallists on cheques, organisers forget to felicitate Divya Kakran

The IOA awarded Rs 3 lakh, Rs 2 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively to the gold, silver and bronze medal winners in the team events.