Indian wrestlers win four medals at 2016 TAFISA World Games

Four Indian wrestlers have won four medals individually including a gold medal, at the sixth edition of the TAFISA World Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Wrestler Dalmiya had won gold medal in 60kg category by defeating Azerbaijan’s Muhammad Sahan by 4-1 points in the final match.

Other medal winning Wrestlers are

  • Luv Singh: He won the silver medal in the 80 kg category after he was defeated by Muhammad Alim of Azerbaijan by 1-5 points in the final match.
  • Naveen Kumar: He won the bronze medal in 90 Kg category after he defeated Lithuania’s Oleg by 5-2 points.
  • Josil: He won the bronze medal in the super heavyweight category by defeating Mustafa Sultani of Afghanistan by 3-1 points.

Besides, Aarti Chaudhari (29), Vishruti Waghmare (16) and Siddhi Jadhav (10) won three gold medals in Jeet Kune-do, a form of martial arts.

About Association for International Sport for All (TAFISA)

The TAFISA is the leading international Sport for All organisation with more than 260 members in over 150 countries on all continents. Its vision is to achieve an Active World by globally promoting and facilitating access for every person to Sport for All and physical activity.

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