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Wrestlers bag four medals at Tifsa World Games

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220   //    17 Oct 2016, 17:44 IST

Jakarta, Oct 17 (IANS) Wrestler Dalmiya (60 kg) clinched gold as India bagged four medals at the just concluded sixth edition of the Tifsa World Games here.

Dalmiya outplayed Muhammad Sahan of Azerbaijan 4-1 in the summit clash to clinch the yellow medal.

Among other grapplers, experienced Luv Singh did not disappoint as he defeated Muhammad Kashif of Iran 5-3 in the 80 kg category to advance and then made it to the finals by beating Belarus Jordan 8-6.

In the summit clash, he lost to Muhammad Alim of Azerbaijan 1-5 to settle for the silver.

Naveen Kumar defeated Oleg of Lithuania 5-2 to take the bronze medal in the 90 kg category.

In the super heavyweight (90 kg) category, India's Josil defeated Mustafa Sultani of Afghanistan 3-1 to settle for the bronze in the tournament.

--IANS

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