Amit Kumar wins Silver medal at the 2013 Senior World Wrestling Championship
The Indian wrestler, Mr. Amit Kumar, 55 Kg. Free Style, bagged Silver Medal for Indian in the 2013 Senior World Wrestling Championship being held at Budapest [Hungary].
In the first round, he got a bye. In the second round, he defeated Japanese wrestler Mr. Yasuhiro Inaba by 10-2 points. In the next round, he defeated France’s wrestler Mr. Zoheir Elo Arraque by 8-0 points and qualified for the quarterfinal. In the quarterfinal round, he defeated USA Wrestler Mr. Agelo Alesmo Escobedo by 6-0 points and qualified for the semifinal.
Again, in the semifinal round, he defeated Turkish Wrestler Mr. Sezar Akgul by 8-0 points and qualified for the final. Unfortunately, in the final, he lost the bout to Iranian wrestler Mr. Rahimi Hassan Farma by 1-2 points and won the Silver Medal in 55 Kg. of Free Style.
The other 2 wrestlers viz. Arun, 66 Kg. Free Style & Satyavart Kadayan, 96 Kg. Free Style lost their bout and even could not qualify for the bronze medal bout.
The competition will be held till 22/09/2013. The competition in 60 Kg., 74 Kg., 84 Kg. weight categories of Free Style will be held tomorrow.