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Sakshi, Babita named in Indian wrestling team for 2018 CWG

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698   //    30 Dec 2017, 19:03 IST

Wrestling - Olympics: Day 12
Wrestling - Olympics: Day 12

Lucknow, Dec 30 (PTI) Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik was today named in the Indian women's wrestling team for next year's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia after a selection trail held here.

Apart from Sakshi (62kg), other women grapplers who booked their berths for the 2018 Commonwealth Games are Vinesh Phogat (50kg), Babita Kumari (54kg), Pooja Dhanda (57kg), Divya Karan (68 kg) and Kiran (76kg).

The selection trial was held in six weight categories at the Sports Authority of India Training Center here.

The six freestyle wrestlers will also represent the country in the 2018 Senior Asian Wrestling Championship to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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