Indian Wrestlers grabs eight golds in Italy


Rome: Indian wrestlers ended their campaign on a high in the International Wrestling tournament in Sassari City, Italy, bagging as many as nine medals, including eight gold in Men’s Freestyle event.

Sonu (61kg), Somvir (86kg), Mausam Khatri (97kg) and Hitender (125kg) bagged a gold each in their respective weight categories.

Earlier, Amit Kumar (57kg), Yogeshwar Dutt (65kg), Praveen Rana (70kg) and Narsingh Yadav (74kg) had also clinched the yellow metal.

Rajneesh was the lone Indian wrestler who settled had to settle for a bronze in 65kg Freestyle division.