On the Yasar Dogu Worldwide 2022 rating sequence in Istanbul, Indian Greco-Roman wrestler Gyanender earned a bronze medal within the 60kg occasion. He received his first match, defeating Brazil’s Marat Garipov 7-3, however within the semis, although, he was defeated 5-0 by Turkish wrestler Ekrem Ozturk.
Gyanender competed for the bronze medal towards Eldaniz Azizli of Azerbaijan, a 2018 world champion who withdrew halfway by way of the match as a result of harm. In the mean time, Gyanender was up 2-0. Hardeep Singh, a Rio 2016 Olympian, was the opposite Indian wrestler to win a bout on the primary day of the Istanbul competitors.
Fernando Alves De Queiroz 4-1, however was defeated 8-0 by Finland’s Arvi Martin Savolainen, a earlier junior world champion and Olympian. Hardeep was compelled to compete within the repechage spherical when the Finnish wrestler superior to the class ultimate. Hardeep, nevertheless, got here up quick as soon as extra, dropping 8-1 to Kazakhstan’s Islam Umayev.
The remaining 4 Greco-Roman wrestlers, Sagar (63 kg), Ashu (67 kg), Sunil Kumar (87 kg), and Naveen (130 kg), all misplaced their first-round fights. Ashu misplaced an in depth 2-1 resolution to Morten Thoresen of Norway in his first spherical however superior to the repechage spherical, the place he was defeated by Kyrgyzstan’s Kaly Sulaimanov on technical superiority.
Sagar was defeated by Kazakhstan’s Aidos Sultangali by fall, whereas Sunil Kumar was defeated by Ali Cengiz of Turkey on technical superiority. In the meantime, Ali Nail Arslan of Turkey beat Naveen 7-1. Not one of the three made it to the following spherical of the competitors.
On Friday, the final three Greco-Roman wrestlers, Vikas (72kg), Sajan (77kg), and Harpeet Singh (82kg), in addition to the ladies’s freestyle wrestlers Mansi (57kg), Sangeeta (62kg), Ritu (68kg), and Gursharanpreet Kaur (76kg), will compete.
Vinesh Phogat (ladies’s 55kg) and Bajrang Punia (males’s 65kg), two of India’s finest freestyle wrestlers, will compete on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.