Vinesh Phogat wins gold medal in Rome Ranking Series
Saturday, January 18, 2020, 5:37 PM
Wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Friday won gold in the ongoing Rome ranking series Matteo Pellicone. Vinesh defeated Ecuador's Luisa Elizabeth Valverde 4-0 to secure the first position in the 53kg category. On her way to the gold medal bout, she defeated Ukraine's Khrystyna Bereza and China's Lannuan Luo by technical superiority. She defeated Chinese wrestler Qianyu Pang 4-2 in semis.
Dutee Chand gets selected for Doha World Championships
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 8:05 PM
Sprinter Dutee Chand on Tuesday announced that she has been selected in the 25-member team for upcoming Doha World Championships, slated to begin from September 27 this year. "I am selected in the 25-member national team for #DohaWorldChampionships, starting September 27. Wish me luck and SPEED," Chand tweeted. Chand had won the gold medal in just 11.32 seconds in the tournament.
Mary Kom wins gold medal in style ahead of World Championships
Sunday, July 28, 2019, 7:33 PM
Six-time world-champion MC Mary Kom claimed the gold-medal without breaking a sweat in the 23rd President's Cup, asserting her supremacy in a lopsided 51-kg bout final in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia on Sunday. The 36-year-old Indian had also won a gold-medal at the India-Open-boxing tournament in May, but skipped the Asian Championships as part of a larger plan to enhance her chances of Olympic qualification.