Indian Wrestlers Win 4 Medals in TAFISA World Games 2016 (Download PDF)

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Indian wrestlers have individually won four medals at the sixth edition of the TAFISA World Games including a gold medal. This tournament was held in Jakarta, Indonesia. This is the 6th TAFISA World Games Sports.

TAFISA World Games 2016

TAFISA World Games 2016

TAFISA World Games 2016

Winning Wrestlers are:

Dalmiya:

  • Won gold medal in 60kg category.
  •  Defeated Azerbaijan’s Muhammad Sahan by 4-1 points in the final.

Luv Singh:

  • Won the silver medal in the 80 kg category.
  • Defeated by Muhammad Alim of Azerbaijan by 1-5 points in the final match.

Naveen Kumar:

  • Won the bronze medal in 90 Kg category.
  • Defeated Lithuania’s Oleg by 5-2 points.

Josil:

  • Won the bronze medal in the super heavyweight category.
  • Defeating Mustafa Sultani of Afghanistan by 3-1 points.

Other medals won by India include:

Three gold medals won by 3 women martial arts players from Thane in Jeet Kune-do a form of martial arts.

  • Aarti Chaudhari (29)
  • Vishruti Waghmare (16)
  • Siddhi Jadhav (10)

 About Association for International Sport for All (TAFISA)

  • Began in the 1960s and is the leading international Sport for all organisations.
  • Has more than 260 members in over 150 countries.
  • Promotes an active world by promoting and facilitating sports access to every person.
  • Motto: For an Active World
  • Formation: 1991
  • Headquarters: Frankfurt, Germany
  • Region served: All Countries

- Published/Last Modified on: October 18, 2016

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