Asian Wrestling Championship 2024: Radhika secures her place in the finals of the 68 kg weight category

Radhika, an Indian wrestler, has reached the finals of the 68kg weight class at the Asian Wrestling Championships securing at least a silver medal for India.

Radhika in a file photo(image credits: twitter/@IIS_Vijayanagar)
By Saket Sonwane | Apr 13, 2024 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Indian wrestler Radhika has proven her mettle by making it to the finals of the highly competitive 68kg weight class at the prestigious Asian Wrestling Championships 2024. Her remarkable performance has not only secured at least a silver medal for India, but it has also brought great pride to the nation.

Radhika has shown an impressive performance in the first two rounds, emerging victorious against her opponents. However, her next battle will be against Japan’s Nonoka Ozaki, a wrestler known for her aggressive style. This will be a tough challenge for Radhika, and she will have to bring her best game to the mat to secure a win.

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While Radhika is the only Indian wrestler guaranteed a medal. So far, other Indian wrestlers are still in contention for medals at the Asian Wrestling Championships. Shivani Pawar lost her quarterfinal to Ziqi Feng in a 50 kg weight class match but has a chance to win bronze in the repechage rounds.

Tamanna in the 55kg weight class lost her qualification round to Moe Kiyooka but there are chances of medal contention.

On the other hand, Pushpa Yadav (59 kg) and Priya (76 kg) had an opportunity to end in the top 3. Their opponent reached the finals, which allowed them to end up on the podium.

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The Asian Wrestling Championships are a prestigious event that brings together the best wrestlers from across Asia. This year’s competition is taking place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, providing an excellent opportunity for Indian wrestlers to display their skills. Among the competitors, Radhika has stood out with her outstanding performance, making her a strong contender for the gold medal.

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