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Asian Championships bronze medal l ist Ashu clinched 67kg bronze medal for India in the Greco-Roman category on the concluding day of the Zagreb Open Rankings Series on Sunday (5 February). The 23-year-old grappler added second bronze to India’s tally, defeating Lithuania’s Adomas Grigaliunas 5-0.

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Earlier, Ashu had lost to Iran’s Reza Mahdi Abbasi 9-0 in the qualification round, but he came back strongly in the repechage bouts, defeating Hungary Adam Phoilec 8-0 before overcoming Norway’s Haavar Joergensen 9-0 to make it in the bronze medal round. 

Here is everything you need to know about Ashu:

Name: Ashu

Age: 23 years

Date of Birth: 09 May 2000

Native: Sonipat, Haryana

First coach: Omprakash Dahiya

Favorite wrestler: Ravinder

Medals and achievements:

Bronze Medal,  Zagreb Open 2023 Rankings Series (Croatia)

Gold Medal, Junior National Championship 2019

Gold Medal, Junior National Championship 2018

Bronze Medal, Cadet National Championship 2017

Silver Medal, Junior National Championship 2017

Silver Medal, Cadet World Championship 2017, Greece

Bronze Medal, Cadet Asian Championship 2017, Thailand

Silver Medal, World School Championship 2017, India

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