UWW U23 World Wrestling Championships: Greco-Roman competition starts, Sajan defeats American in the opening round

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In the U23 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest today Greco-Roman competitions are being contested. India which is not a force to reckon with in this form of wrestling has started on a good note as India’s most accomplished Greco wrestler Sajan has started on a winning note.

Sajan was up against American national champion Jesse Porter in the opening round of the 77kg weight category. 3 time world Junior medallist Sajan was completely up-to the task as he defeated the American 6-0 to book a last 16 place.

India will now battle it out with Tunjay VAZIRZADE (AZE) in the pre-quarters bout.

Schedule of other matches today
Qualification Round – Alexander Jesse Porter (USA) VS Sajan in 77kg
Dave Schultz Memorial – bronze in Seniors 2019
Qualification 87kg – Sunil Kumar (India) vs Bachir Sid Azara (Algeria)
Qualification 130kg – Deepak Poonia (India)…Click here to Continue reading