Dalmiya Clinched Wrestling Gold Medal

IAS Prelims 2023

Wrestler Dalmiya clinched gold in (60 kg) at the sixth edition of the Tifsa World Games in Jakarta.

Dalmiya beat Muhammad Sahan of Azerbaijan 4-1 in match to clinch the gold medal.

Among other grapplers, Luv Singh defeated Muhammad Kashif of Iran 5-3 in the 80 kg category and then made it to the finals. In finals, he lost to Muhammad Alim of Azerbaijan 1-5 to settle for the silver.

Naveen Kumar defeated Oleg of Lithuania 5-2 to take the bronze medal in the 90 kg category.

In the super heavyweight (90 kg) category, India’s Josil defeated Mustafa Sultani of Afghanistan 3-1 to settle for the bronze in the tournament.