Sunil Kumar clinches gold medal in 87 Kg Greco-Roman category. It ends India’s 27-year wait for a Gold in Greeco-Roman style. The last time India won a gold medal in Greco-Roman was 27 years ago in 1993, when Pappu Yadav had become the first Indian to win gold in the 48 kg category.
Arjun Halakurki had to be content with Bronze in the Men’s 55 kg Greco-Roman event. Ashu was the sole representative for India in the Men’s Greco-Roman 67 kg event and clinched Bronze. Aditya Kundu too got Bronze in the Men’s Greco-Roman 72 kg. Hardeep got Bronze in the Men’s Greco-Roman 97 kg
Sachin Rana (63 Kg) and Sajan Bhanwal (77 Kg) Gyanender (60 Kg) Harpreet Singh (82 kg) faced disappointment and couldn’t perform and secure a medal. Mehar Singh (130 kg) was the contender for India in the heaviest category in the Men’s Greco-Roman wrestling event but lost Bronze medal match.