COOKIE CONSENT
Create
Notifications
Favorites Edit

Asian Games 2018: Wrestling Live Score, Latest Updates - Bajrang Punia wins India's first Gold of Asian Games 2018

India win first gold thanks to Bajrang Punia's triumph in the 65kg freestyle category.
Updated: 19 August 2018 21:31 IST - Published: 19 August 2018 10:05 IST
...
And that's that for today's action. India's wrestling contingent on day one walked away with just one medal when they would have come hoping for much more. But that one medal was gold and it came thanks to Bajrang Punia's triumph in the 65kg freestyle category. Join us again tomorrow when the Indian women hope to better the men's tally in wrestling from day one.
...
Iran walk away with the gold medal in 97kg freestyle category. Kyrgyzstan have to settle for Silver while Uzbekistan and Korea end up with Bronze.
...
The final encounter of the day will see Iran take on Kyrgyzstan in the gold medal bout in the 97kg freestyle category.
...
Uzbekistan and Korea end up with the Bronze medals in the 97kg category.
...
The final wrestling event of the day is the 97kg category.
...
In the 86kg category, Iran win GOLD, Lebanon claim silver while Kazakhstan and Mongolia take Bronze.
...
Just one medal in wrestling for India on day one but it was a gold medal. Bajrang Punia won it in the 65kg freestyle category.
...
Orgodol beats Pawan Kumar 8-1 to pick up the bronze medal for Mongolia. 
...
Another great move by Orgodol who goes up 8-1 with just over a minute to go. Can he finish it off here? Not quite.
...
Pawan Kumar finally gets on the board but Mongolia still lead 6-1 with just under 100 seconds to go.
...
Mongolia now up by 5-0 with just 104 seconds to go. It looks like this one is over.
...
Great start for Mongolia, Orgodol now up 3-0 with two minutes to go.
...
It has been extremely defensive so far from both wrestlers and at the end of the first period, Mongolia lead 1-0.
...
And Mongolia picks up the first point with 75 seconds in the first period.
...
We are underway and it has been a cautious bout so far. A minute gone and no point for either wrestler so far.
...
It will be India vs Mongolia for the Bronze medal in the 86kg category.
...
Kazakhstan pick up the first Bronze medal. Can India end their day with a bronze medal in wrestling? Here's Pawan Kumar who will be trying to do just that.
...
The medal games for the 86kg category has begun with the Bronze medal encounter between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The next game will be India's Pawan Kumar who will take on Orgodol Uitumen in the other bronze medal encounter.
...
In the 86kg category, Uzbekistan got the GOLD medal while Kazakhstan had to settle for silver, Korea and Japan walk away with the Bronze medal.
...
India's first Gold Medal of Asian Games 2018 came courtesy of Bajrang Punia in Wrestling
...
In the 65kg category. India win GOLD, Japan take Silver while Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan walk away with the Bronze.
...
Bajrang Punia gives India its first GOLD MEDAL of Asian Games 2018.
...
Bajrang Punia beats Takatani 10-8 and India win GOLD.
...
Both players pick up two points apiece in quick succession. India still lead 10-8.
...
But Bajrang bounces back immediately and takes a 8-6 lead with 100 seconds left.
LIVE CHAT online