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Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia wins gold at Dan Kolov-Nikol Petrov tournament

Indian wrestlers have won four medals including two golds at the Dan KolovNikol Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria. Bajrang Punia won gold in the freestyle wrestling 65kg category and Pooja Dhanda claimed gold in the 59kg category. Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik settled for a silver medal in the 65kg category final after a defeat by Sweden’s Henna Johansson of Sweden.

In the men’s freestyle category, Sandeep Tomar won a silver after he lost his final in the 61 kg category. Bajrang beat American Jordan Oliver in the final while Dhanda finished undefeated in the round-robin format of the competition which included a win over her compatriot Sarita Mor.

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