Navjot Kaur Makes History, Becomes 1st Indian Woman Wrestler To Win Gold In The Asian Championship

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Navjot Kaur Makes History, Becomes 1st Indian Woman Wrestler To Win Gold In The Asian Championship.

Don’t know when will Modiji’s “acche din” arrive but our countries women’s are making us proud. Just a few weeks ago Avani became the 1st Indian Women to fly a fighter aircraft solo and here we have one more gem of India making our country proud.

We are talking about Navjot Kaur who became the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold in the Asian Wrestling Championships, in the 65kg freestyle category in Bishkek.

 Navjot beat Japan’s Miya Imai with a score of 9-1 to bag the gold which was also India’s first gold in the ongoing championship.   Navjot put up a great fight.

 

 

She had earlier won a silver at the Asian Championships in 2013 and a bronze in 2014 Commonwealth Games in 67kg.

The current medal tally for India stands at 6, which includes a gold, a silver and four bronze medals.

Indian female wrestlers are definitely throwing great punches, with Sakshi winning a bronze and Vinesh Phogat winning a silver.

 

Watch the match highlights here.