India's Greco-Roman wrestlers win 3 bronze medals on opening day of Asian Championship

Arjun Halakurki won the bronze medal in the 55kg event by defeating Davaabandi Munkh Erdene 10-7 in the bronze playoff. He had fallen against Kazakhstan's Amangali Bekbolatov in the quarterfinals. Halakurki also took home a bronze medal at the 2020 edition of the competition.

India's Greco-Roman wrestlers win 3 bronze medals on opening day of Asian Championship
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Three of India's five Greco-Roman grapplers, including Sunil Kumar, earned bronze medals today in the Asian Wrestling Championships, making it a historic day for the country.

Indian wrestler at the Asian Championship Credits — Twitter (@gurmeetsingh_33 )

Kumar has now finished on the podium twice in the Championships, having previously won the 87 kg category championship in the 2020 edition.