India won three Gold medals on Friday and will look to replicate another strong outing today

8:12 pm That concludes all the action from Day 5 of the Asian Wrestling Championship 2021. Thank you for joining us. See you again tomorrow.

8:10 pm Day 5 of the Asian Wrestling Championship 2021 saw Ravi Kumar clinch gold in the 57kg weight category, whereas Bajrang Punia won silver in the 65kg final. On the other hand, India’s medal tally was enhanced by three bronze medal wins by Karan, Narsingh Yadav and Satywart Kadian in the 70kg, 79kg and 97kg weight categories respectively.

8:05 pm It was an eventful day for Indian wrestlers in Almaty as they win one gold, one silver and three bronze medals.

8:02 pm It’s bronze for Kadian as he clinches the tie 5-2.

7:58 pm Kadian with a 2-0 lead now against a bandaged Seo Minwon.

7:53 pm Kadian jumps into a 1-0 lead.

7:49 pm Kadian takes centre stage now as his bronze medal match is underway.

7:42 pm Satywart Kadian had won a memorable silver medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games and will look to add yet another medal to his growing collection.

7:32 pm India has so far clinched one gold, one silver and two bronze medals on Day 5 of the Asian Wrestling Championship 2021.

7:25 pm Kadian’s competitor will be South Korea’s Seo Minwon.

7:20 pm Next, India’s Satywart Kadian will aim to replicate Narsingh Yadav by winning the 97kg bronze medal match.

7:15 pm It’s a podium finish for Narsingh Yadav as he wins 8-2.

7:13 pm Yadav has a commanding 7-2 lead now.

7:11 pm Yadav now leads 5-2.

7:08 pm Yadav races into a 2-0 lead.

7:04 pm Narsingh Yadav’s match is underway.

6:58 pm Yadav’s opponent will be Iraq’s Ahmed Mohsin Kadhim Al Gburi.

6:55 pm India’s Narsingh Yadav will next be in action in the 79kg bronze medal match.

6:50 pm Karan grabs the bronze medal after a 3-1 win.

6:46 pm Karan extends his advantage by 3-0.

6:43 pm Karan takes a 1-0 lead.

6:40 pm Karan’s match against South Korea’s Lee Seungbong is underway.

6:35 pm India’s Karan will next be in action in the 70kg bronze medal match.

6:28 pm Bajrang Punia suffers injury defeat versus Otoguro.

6:20 pm Revenge will be on the cards for Punia as he will look to atone for the loss suffered in last year’s final against Otoguro in New Delhi.

6:14 pm Star wrestler Bajrang Punia will soon be in action versus Japan’s Takuto Otoguro in the 65kg final.

6:08 pm Class act from Ravi Kumar who defends his title from last year.

6:04 pm And it’s Gold for Ravi who wins by a margin of 9-4!

6:02 pm Ravi extends his lead.

5:59 pm Ravi Kumar takes a 4-3 lead in a gripping contest.

5:57 pm Scores tied at 2-2.

5:56 pm Ravi leads 2-1.

5:54 pm Ravi Kumar in action now.

5:51 pm The 57kg gold medal match between India’s Ravi Kumar and Iran’s Alireza Nosratolah Sarlak will soon be underway.

5:10 pm Bajrang Punia will face Japan’s Takuto Otoguro in the finals. While Ravi Kumar will look to defend his 57kg title against Iran’s Alireza Nosratolah Sarlak

5:00 pm Hello and welcome to Khel Now’s live updates of all the action from DAY 5 of the Asian Wrestling Championship 2021. The tournament is taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The tournament is taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Top-class wrestlers from around the world have gathered in the city to pit their wits against each other. It is a great opportunity for the Indian wrestlers as well to check their potential against some of the very best in the business prior to the Tokyo Olympics.

Day 5 will see some of the best competitors in action with a series of finals lined up in different categories.

Bajrang Punia – 65kg Final

Ravi Kumar Dahiye – 57kg Final

Narsingh Yadav- 79kg Bronze Medal Match

Satyawart Kadian Bronze Medal Match

Karan Bronze Medal Match

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