Indian Men Freestyle wrestling team qualifies for the wrestling world cup 2020

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Indian Men Freestyle wrestling team qualifies for the wrestling world cup 2020

Performance of Indian Men’s freestyle team was the highest point for Indian wrestling at the just concluded 2019 UWW world wrestling championships. Indian Men team performed brilliantly to win 1 silver and bronze medals in the championships.
This has resulted in India qualifying for the October 2020 team World Cup.
Only top 8 nations in the team ranking qualifies for the world cup. India finished the world championship at 6th position with overall 79 points, hence qualifying for the world cup 2020.
Men’s Freestyle Team Ranking – 2019 World Championships
1. Russia –             190
2. Kazakhstan       103
3. United States     94
4. Iran –                    93
5. Georgia               85
6. India –                  79
7. Azerbaizan –        50
8. Uzbekistan –        49
9. Turkey –                48
10. Japan –                  34
The significance of the achievement can be gauged from the fact that wrestling superpowers in the Asian continent like Japan, China, Korea failed to make it to the top 8 of the world championship rankings and India finished ahead of them. Russia finished at the top of the ranking charts with 190 points courtesy 5 Gold medals at the world championships. 
India’s medal winners at 2019 world wrestling championship (Men’s Freestyle)

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