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GOLD FOR VINESH PHOGAT WON AT THE ASIAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

GOLD FOR VINESH PHOGAT WON  AT THE ASIAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Context

The Indian Wrestler Vinesh Phogat has won her maiden Gold at the Asian Wrestling Championship against Taipei’s Meng Hsuan Hsieh.

Details

  • Vinesh had earlier won 4 bronze and 3 silver medals. This is her 3rd gold medal, but 1st at the Asian Wrestling Championship.
  • Asian Wrestling Championships is the Wrestling Asian Championship organized by the Asian Associated Wrestling Committee (AAWC).
  • The men's tournament began in 1979 and The women's tournament was first staged in 1996, and it has been held every year.

About Vinesh Phogat

  • She is an Indian wrestler.
  • She was the 1st Indian woman to win gold at Asian Games and CommonWealth.

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