Greco Roman

  • World Wrestling: Sandeep fails to recreate magic, Harpreet loses 2 days ago

    Tashkent: Sandeep Tulsi Yadav, who created history by winning India's first-ever medal in the Greco-Roman category in the World Wrestling Championship last year, failed to repeat his feat this time around as he went down in the Round of 32 in the 66kg division on Saturday. Having made it to the...
  • Indian wrestlers strike gold at Commonwealth Championships December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian men's Greco Roman wrestling team notched up a rich haul of seven gold, five silver and two bronze medals at the Commonwealth Championships held in Johannesburg from December 5 to 7. The women's team ended runner-up in the event by winning two gold, four silver & five...
  • Bhim Singh loses bronze-medal bout at Asian wrestling c'ship April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: India's hopes of winning a medal in the Greco-Roman category went up in smoke after Bhim Singh lost his bronze-medal bout at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship here on Friday. Bhim was thrashed by his Iranian opponent, Davoud Gilnirang, in the 96 kg category. Davoud did not allow any...
  • Iran wins 3 Greco-Roman gold medals in 3 days August 8, 2012

    London: Iran broke its Greco-Roman gold medal drought by winning three of them in three days. Ghasem Gholamreza Rezaei won the Olympic gold medal on Tuesday in 96-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling, beating Russia's Rustam Totrov 2-0, 1-0. Many thought it would be world champion Saeid Abdvali joining Hamid Soryan and Omid Noroozi as...
  • Wrestler Lopez Nunez wins gold for Cuba August 7, 2012

    London: Cuba's Mijain Lopez Nunez won gold for Cuba in the men's 120 kg Greco-Roman wrestling on Monday, beating Estonia's Heiki Nabi on points in the final. Lopez Nunez won 3-0 as Nabi claimed Estonia's first medal in London with silver. World champion Riza Kayaalp of Turkey beat Lopez Nunez to the...
  • Khugaev gives Russia a gold in wrestling August 7, 2012

    London: Wrestler Alan Khugaev brought Russia its sixth gold medal of the London Olympics Monday, beating Egypt's Karam Mohamed Gaber Ebrahim in the final of the men's 84 kg Greco-Roman wrestling. Khugaev beat Ebrahim 2-0 to take Russia's second wrestling gold of the Olympics after Roman Vlasov won the 74 kg...
  • Noroozi wins 60kg Greco-Roman wrestling gold August 7, 2012

    London: Omid Noroozi of Iran won the gold medal Monday in men's 60-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling at the London Olympics. Noroozi, the defending world champion, beat Georgia's Revaz Lashkhi 1-0, 1-0 to give Iran its second Greco-Roman medal in as many days. Hamid Soryan won the country's first Greco-Roman gold on Sunday. Noroozi beat...
  • Italian cop, Cuban hold Russia to three Greco-Roman titles August 14, 2008

    Beijing: Italian policeman Andrea Minguzzi and Cuban teacher Mijain Lopez combined Thursday to limit powerhouse Russia to a single gold medal on the last day of Greco-Roman Olympic wrestling action. Rank outsider Minguzzi upset world and Olympic champion Aleksei Mishin of Russia on the way to winning the 84kg title, at...