Up against Saba Mamaladze from Georgia, Malik made a move but his rival was quick to respond with a counter-attack. Mamaladze then pulled off a four-pointer to almost seal the issue.
Seema Bisla wins gold at World Olympic Qualifiers, Greco Roman wrestlers fail to secure qualification berth
Seema, who secured her Olympic qualification on Friday, took the 50kg gold without getting on mat as her rival from Ecuador, Lucia Yamileth Yepez Guzman withdrew from the final due to an injury
Asian Wrestling Championships 2020: Triple bronze blitz ensures India's best-ever performance in Greco-Roman category
Arjun Halakurki (55 kg), Ashu (67 kg), Aditya Kundu (72 kg), Sunil Kumar (87 kg), and Hardeep (97 kg) won medals for India in the Greco-Roman category across two days.
Matteo Pellicone 2020: Greco-Roman grappler Sunil Kumar reaches gold medal bout on opening day of ranking series event
Greco-Roman grappler Sunil Kumar sprung a huge surprise by reaching the gold medal round in the 87kg category at Matteo Pellicone, the first ranking series event of the season. Two more Indians are in medal contention with Ashu (67kg) and Sachin Rana (60kg) reaching the bronze play-offs.
World Wrestling Championships 2019: Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers' struggles continue as three more grapplers exit
Ravi won India's first bout at the World Wrestling Championships before suffering a defeat by fall as the country's Greco-Roman wrestlers' disappointing show continued on Sunday.
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Asian Wrestling Championships: Harpreet Singh earns silver, Gyanender claims bronze as India end event with 16 medals
India's overall tally of 16 medals included eight — one gold, three silver and four bronze — won by men's freestyle wrestlers, four bronze by women and three silver and a bronze by Greco-Roman wrestlers
Asian Wrestling Championships: Gurpreet Singh, Sunil Kumar bring home silvers in Greco-Roman; Prem loses bronze playoff
India's Gurpreet Singh and Sunil Kumar claimed a silver medal each in their respective Greco-Roman categories at the Asian Wrestling Championships on Saturday.
Sajan Bhanwal, two-time Junior World Championships medallist, confident things are looking up for Greco-Roman wrestling
Sajan Bhanwal's silver at the Junior World Wrestling Championships has sparked hope that the often neglected discipline of Greco-Roman wrestling maybe finally finding its feet.
The head of Iran's wrestling federation resigned on Wednesday after criticising authorities for letting athletes pay the price for the ban on facing Israeli opponents.
Soon after crashing out in the first round of 98kg category at the Rio Olympics, Indian Greco-Roman wrestler Hardeep Singh said the nation should not only support athletes after winning medals but also during their journey.
India's Greco Roman wrestler Hardeep Singh lost his opening round bout in the 98 kg category by technical points to Turkey's Ildem Cenk at the Rio Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday.
India's campaign in the Rio Olympics wrestling event got off to a disappointing start when Ravinder Khatri crashed out of the Greco-Roman 85kg category after suffering a first round loss in Rio de Janeiro on Monday.
Ravinder will have a slew of intimidating opponents to defeat to clinch a medal at Rio. Will the grappler make his mark in Greco-Roman wrestling?
Will Hardeep Singh be the catalyst that the Greco-Roman wrestling discipline needs right now?
Hardeep sprang a surprise on Sunday by booking an Olympic quota place for India in Greco-Roman wrestling, which is not the country's forte, after finishing with a silver medal in the 98 kg category on the last day of the Asian Olympic Qualification championship in Astana.
Manjul Nautiyal is no Greco-Roman grappler. He's not even a wrestler. He is the physio of the Indian wrestling team.