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This year Vinesh Phogat has won Gold at both the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, and now she is seeking a personal coach as she started preparing for 2020.
Wrestler Vinesh Phogat thrashed her Japanese opponent Yuki Irie 6-2 to give India their second gold at Asian Games 2018.
Mahavir’s daughters Geeta and Babita had inspired many by winning international wrestling medals and made them believe that women can wrestle too.
Putting Rio blues behind, Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian woman to win Asiad wrestling gold.
Historic Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat says she has become stronger after Rio Olympics injury
The 23-year old from Haryana is considered one of the most mentally strong wrestlers in India and she says it comes naturally to her.
Putting behind her heart-breaking loss at the Olympics two years ago, Vinesh outplayed Japan's Yuki Irie 6-2 in the final.
Asian Games: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat gets close to gold, Sakshi Malik and Pooja Dhanda to fight for bronze
Phogat exacted sweet revenge on Yanan Sun on her way to the final of 50kg category but Sakshi Malik paid the price for being over-defensive in the 62kg wrestling at the Asian Games today.
Five of the six Indian men's freestyle wrestlers will be in action today with CWG gold medallist Bajrang opening his campaign in the 65kg category against Uzbekistan's Sirojiddin Khasanov.
Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik will also gun for her first medal in the Asian Games after winning a bronze in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games earlier this year.
Wrestlers, including the likes of Sakshi Malik, Pooja Dhanda, and Vinesh Phogatsaid that they are ready for the games and are eyeing medal for the country.
Vinesh Phogat was part of the national camp in Lucknow but revealed that she had to skip sessions because it was hot in the training hall and intense practice could have caused an injury.
Jitu Rai is experiencing a lack of form of late and he was left out of the Indian shooting team for the upcoming Asian Games.
The 23-year-old Vinesh Phogat outclassed Canada's Natasha Fox 10-0 in the final to claim her second consecutive gold.
Sakshi and Vinesh will carry India's hopes in the 50kg and 62kg freestyle categories even as four other wrestlers went through the trials today.
A Sharath Kamal has seen most things thanks to his experience in playing at major multidiscipline Games — three Asiads, four CWGs and three Summer Games.