Indore: Commonwealth gold medalists Amit Dhankar and Mausam Khatri bagged the gold medals after winning their respective bouts in the men’s freestyle at the National Wrestling championship in Indore on Saturday.
Rio Olympic bronze medalist Sakshi’s husband, Satyawart Kadian, however had to settle for a bronze after losing 1-3 to the eventual gold medalist, Khatri, in the semifinals.
The 2010 Asian Games bronze-medalist Khatri then went on to defeat Rubeljeet in the final and claimed the yellow metal in men’s 97kg freestyle.
Meanwhile former Asian Champion Dhankar put aside Arun Kumar in the final of 70kg to clinch the gold.
Among the other top names in the Championships, Rahul Aware (61kg), Jitender (79kg), Somvir (92kg) and Sumit (125kg) also finished on top of the podium.
With maximum gold medals going to the state, team Haryana clinched the top honours in all the three categories – men’s, women’s and greco-roman.
61kg: Rahul Aware (gold), Sharvan (Silver), Harful& Sonafa (Bronze).
70kg: Amit Dhankar (Gold), Arun Kr (Silver), Vinod Kr & Vikas (Bronze).
79kg: Jitender (Gold), Veerdev Gulia (Silver), Amit & Kautuk (Bronze).
92kg: Somvir (Gold), Ajruddin (Silver), Jonny & Gopal Yadav (Bronze).
97kg: Mausam Khatri (Gold), Rubaljit Singh (Silver), Ravi Barot & Satyvart Kadian (Bronze).
125kg: Sumit (Gold), Hitender (Silver), Gurpal Singh & Satender (Bronze).
Men’s Freestyle: 1st – Haryana (84 Points), 2nd – RSPB (78 Points) & 3rd – SSCB (49 Points).
Women’s Wrestling: 1st – Haryana (91 Points), 2nd – RSPB (87 Points) & 3rd – UP (69 Points).
Greco Roman: 1st – Haryana (85 points), 2nd – SSCB (74 Points) & 3rd – RSPB (74 Points).