Indian Wrestler Mohit Kumar Creates History with Gold at Under 20 World Championship in Men’s 61 kg Freestyle category

Indian wrestler Mohit Kumar made history by winning the Under 20 World Championship in the men’s 61 Kg Freestyle category in Amman City, Jordan, on August 17, 2023.

  • Mohit secured victory in the final by defeating Russia’s Eldar Akhmadudinov with a score of 9-8.
  • He became the fourth Indian Freestyle Wrestler to achieve a Junior World Championship title.
  • Mohit joins the ranks of Palwinder Cheema (2001), Ramesh Kumar (2001), and Deepak Punia (2019) as male Indian wrestlers who have won gold medals in the U20 World Championships.
  • Jaideep won the bronze medal in the 74kg category, defeating Kyrgyzstan’s Zhakshylyk Ruslanovich Baitashov.
  • Sagar Jaglan clinched a silver medal in the Freestyle 79 kg category.
  • Deepak Chahal earned a bronze medal in the Freestyle 97 kg category on the second day of the event.
  • The Indian men’s freestyle wrestling team has achieved a total of five medals in the competition.

Q.: Who recently made history by winning a gold medal at the Under 20 World Championship in men’s 61 Kg Freestyle wrestling category?

a) Ramesh Kumar
b) Sagar Jaglan
c) Mohit Kumar
d) Deepak Punia

Answer: c) Mohit Kumar

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