Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat (Vinesh Phogat) has won her first gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships. She won the medal by defeating Meng Suan Hasih of Taipei.
Vinesh had earlier won four bronze and three silver medals. This is her third gold medal, but her first medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships.
Vinesh Phogat is an Indian wrestler. She was the first Indian woman to win gold at the Asian Games and Common Wealth. In addition, she was the first Indian athlete to be nominated for the Laureus World Sports Awards (Laureus World Sports Awards).
She won the Arjuna Award in 2016, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2020.
Other Indian players at Asian Wrestling Championship
Anshu Malik and Sonam Malik have been inducted into the Target Olympic Podium Scheme. Her name was included in the scheme after he received his Tokyo Olympic quota in the Asian Wrestling Olympic qualifiers.
Target Olympic Podium Scheme
6 athletes were recently added Target Olympic Podium Scheme. This includes four sailors and two athletes. The decision was taken during the 56th meeting of mission Olympic Cell (Mission Olympic Cell). SAIL also decided that all Olympic qualified athletes would be supported through Target Olympic Podium Scheme.
The scheme was launched within the ambit of the National Sports Development Fund (National Sports Development Fund). The main objective of the scheme is to identify and prepare possible medal prospects for the Olympic Games. At present nine sports subjects have been identified as “High Priority Category” under the scheme. They are badminton, athletics, hockey, shooting, weightlifting, tennis, wrestling, boxing, archery.