Within the males’s 125 kg freestyle class on Wednesday on the World U20 Wrestling Championships 2022 in Sofia, Bulgaria, Mahendra Babasaheb Gaikwad of India took dwelling the silver medal. India received its first silver medal on the present competitions, including to 4 bronze medals received earlier.
Amirreza Fardin Masoumi Valadi of Iran, the 2021 Cadet World Champion, outclassed Mahendra Babasaheb Gaikwad, who received silver within the juvenile Asian championships in Bahrain in July (13-2). Earlier, within the quarterfinals, Mahendra Babasaheb Gaikwad defeated Adil Misirci of Turkey, who had received the bronze medal within the under-23 European Championships, by a slender rating of 6-4.
After defeating Namoz Abdurashidov of Uzbekistan 6-0 within the semifinals of the U20 international wrestling championships, the Indian wrestler from Maharashtra superior to the 125 kg ultimate. Mohit Kumar (61 kg) and Sagar Jaglan (74 kg) each earned bronze on Wednesday along with Mahendra Babasaheb Gaikwad’s silver, bringing India’s whole variety of medals on the World U20 Wrestling Championships 2022 to seven — one silver and 6 bronze.
Mohit Kumar acquired off to a robust begin by defeating Kazakhstan’s Maiis Aliyev, who had received the bronze medal on the U20 Asian Championships, 10-4 within the quarterfinals. Nonetheless, Yuto Nishiuchi of Japan received the finals 16-8, defeating Mohit Kumar, who had beforehand positioned second on the seniors Zouhaier Sghaier Rating Sequence in Tunisia final month.
The bronze medal match was received by Mohit Kumar as he defeated Jeyhun Allahverdiyev of Azerbaijan 7-0. Within the meantime, Sagar Jaglan achieved a major victory by defeating Iran’s Erfan Mohammad Elahi, the present U20 Asian champion, 10-5 within the quarterfinals. To accept bronze, Sagar Jaglan blanked Kazakhstan’s Iliyas Yerbolatov by technical superiority (10-0) regardless of dropping to Ryunosuke Kamiya of Japan 9-2 within the semifinals.
Within the semifinals of the ladies’s wrestling competitors, reigning cadet world champion Priya (76 kg) defeated Hungary’s Veronika Nyikos, the U20 European champion, with a rating of 6-5 to advance to the gold medal match. Priya knocked off Alina Yertostik of Kazakhstan within the first spherical earlier than defeating Melisa Saritac of Turkey 6-4 within the quarterfinals.
On Thursday, Priya and Ayano Moro of Japan will compete within the ultimate. Manju (55 kg) and Priyanshi Prajapat (50 kg) will compete for bronze. For Thursday’s bronze medal play-offs, Bhagyashree Hanumant Fand (59 kg) and Arju (68 kg) might want to prevail within the repechage rounds.