PM Modi Congratulates Indian Wrestling Team For Winning 13 Medals At World Cadet Championships


World Cadet Championship: India’s young wrestlers have given a brilliant performance in the World Cadet Championship held in Budapest, Hungary by winning 13 medals, including 5 gold medals. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the team on this wonderful achievement. On the last day of the championship, Indian wrestler Priya Malik won a gold medal by defeating Belarusian wrestler Ksenia Patapovich by 5-0 in the final match of the 73 kg weight category. 

In his congratulatory message for the Indian team, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote, “India has won 13 medals, including 5 gold, at the World Cadet Championship in Budapest, Hungary. Congratulations to our team for this and best wishes for their future endeavours.”

“Our sportspersons continue to make us proud. India wins 13 medals, including 5 Golds at the World Cadet Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Congratulations to our team and best wishes for their future endeavours,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

The Indian team, which participated in the World Cadet Championship, won 13 medals including five gold medals. Apart from Priya Malik, young wrestler Tanu also created history by winning a gold medal in the World Cadet Wrestling Championship. Tanu won the title by defeating Valeria Mikitsich of Belarus in the final of 43 kg weight category.

16-year-old Komal Panchal also won the gold medal in the 46 kg weight category of the World Cadet Wrestling Championships. Komal won this gold medal by defeating the Azerbaijanian wrestler by 7-2 in the final match. Apart from this, two other female Indian wrestlers Varsha (65 kg weight category) and Antim (53 kg weight category) won bronze medals. In this championship, India finished second overall in the female category. The American team finished first and the Russian team finished in third place.

Earlier, Aman Gulia (in the 48 kg weight category) and Sagar Jaglan (in the 80 kg weight category) had made Team India the World Champions for the first time in its history, by winning the title in the men’s freestyle competition. 

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