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Wrestling World Championships 2019: India pin hopes on Bajrang, Vinesh

India will high hopes from the likes of Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat at the UWW Wrestling World Championships that will kick off in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan from 14th September.

Other big names in contention include Sushil Kumar, who will be returning to the event after eight years, Sakshi Malik, Pooja Dhanda, Divya Kakran and Deepak Punia.

The 2019 Wrestling World Championships, that will be held between September 14 to 22, will commence with the Greco-Roman competition. More than 1,000 wrestlers from around 101 nations will be having their eyes set on winning medals across freestyle, Greco-Roman, as well as women’s wrestling genres for nine days.

However, more than the medals, the quest will be for qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic which will be starting with this event.

Categories

The men’s freestyle includes six Olympic weight categories viz., 57 kg, 65 kg, 74 kg, 86 kg, 97 kg and 125 kg. The non-Olympic categories include 61 kg, 70 kg, 79 kg and 92 kg.

The women’s wrestling categories are classified in six Olympic weight categories are 50 kg, 53 kg, 62 kg, 57 kg, 68 kg and 76 kg. There are another four non-Olympic weight categories, i.e. 55 kg, 59 kg, 65 kg and 72 kg.

Greco-Roman, the third style, too has six Olympic weight categories including 60 kg, 77 kg, 67 kg, 87 kg, 97 kg as well as 130 kg. There are four non-Olympic weight categories of  55 kg, 63 kg, 72 kg and 82 kg.

World Wrestling Championships Schedule

Legend: MW: Men’s Wrestling (Freestyle), WW: Women’s Wrestling, GR: Greco-Roman (men’s).

Date / Time  Events India Wrestlers
14 Sep, 1030-1530 Qualification for GR 55, 63, 72, 82 Manjeet, Sagar, Yogesh Sangwan, Harpreet Singh
14 Sep, 1730-1900 Semis for GR 55, 63, 72, 82
15 Sep, 1030-1530 Qualification for GR 67, 87, 97 Manish, Sunil Kumar, Ravi Rathee
15 Sep, 1030-1530 Repechage for GR 55, 63, 72, 82
15 Sep, 1730-1815 Semis for GR 67, 87, 97
15 Sep, 1830-2130 Finals for GR 55, 63, 72, 82
16 Sep, 1030-1530 Qualification for GR 60, 77, 130 Manish Kundu, Gurpreet Singh, Naveen Sevila
16 Sep, 1030-1530 Repêchage for GR 67, 87, 97
16 Sep, 1630-1715 Semis for GR 60, 77, 130
16 Sep, 1730-2000 Finals for GR 67, 87, 97
17 Sep, 1030-1430 Qualification for WW 50, 53, 55, 72 Seema Bisla, Vinesh Phogat, Lalita Seherawat
17 Sep, 1030-1430 Repechage GR 60, 77, 130
17 Sep, 1615-1715 Semis for WW 50, 53, 55, 72
17 Sep, 1730-2000 Finals for GR 60, 77, 130
18 Sep, 1030-1430 Qualification for WW 57, 59, 65, 76 Sarita Mor, Pooja Dhanda, Navjot Kaur, Kiran Godara
18 Sep, 1030-1430 Repechage for WW 50, 53, 55, 72
18 Sep, 1615-1715 Semis for for WW 57, 59, 65, 76
18 Sep, 1730-2000 Finals for WW 50, 53, 55, 72
19 Sep, 1030-1530 Qualification for WW 62, 68; MW 57, 65 Sakshi Malik, Divya Kakran, Ravi Kumar, Bajrang Punia
19 Sep, 1030-1530 Repechage for WW 57, 59, 65, 76
19 Sep, 1615-1715 Semis for WW 62, 68; MW 57, 65
19 Sep, 1730-2030 Finals for WW 57, 59, 65, 76
20 Sep, 1030-1530 Qualification for MW 70, 74, 92, 125 Karan Mor, Sushil Kumar, Parveen, Sumit Malik
20 Sep, 1030-1530, Repechage for WW 62, 68; MW 57, 65
20 Sep, 1615-1715 Semis for MW 70, 74, 92, 125
20 Sep, 1730-2030 Finals for WW 62, 68; MW 57, 65
21 Sep, 1030-1530 Qualification for MW 61, 79, 86, 97 Rahul Aware, Jitender, Deepak Punia, Mausam Khatri
21 Sep, 1030-1530 Repechage for MW 70, 74, 92, 125
21 Sep, 1615-1715 Semis for MW 61, 79, 86, 97
21 Sep, 1730-2030 Finals for MW 70, 74, 92, 125
22 Sep, 1500-1700 Repechage for MW 61, 79, 86, 97
22 Sep, 1730-2030 Finals for MW 61, 79, 86, 97

All times in IST

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