Wrestler Sakshi at 5th spot, Tomar 7th in world rankings

Jiyas Law
Wednesday, 12 April 2017

A total of 24 international freestyle wrestlers including 13 female athletes from the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) are placed in the top 10 of their respective weight categories in the latest rankings released by the sport's global governing body.

A total of 24 international freestyle wrestlers including 13 female athletes from the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) are placed in the top 10 of their respective weight categories in the latest rankings released by the sport's global governing body.

Reigning Olympic and European champion Vladimer Khinchegashvili (57kg) of Georgia, world champion Magomed Kurbanaliev (70 kg) of Russia and Olympic champion Erica Wiebe (women's 75kg) of Canada are at the top spot in their respective categories.

Azerbaijan grapplers Togrul Asgarov (65kg), Jabrayil Hasanov (74kg) and Mariya Stadnik (women's 48kg) are placed second in their respective weight divisions along with Mariya Mamashuk (women's 63kg) of Belarus.

Stadnik, the reigning European champion and silver medallist at the 2016 Olympics, was the highest paid female grappler at the last edition of the PWL.

The Swedish pair of Sofia Mattsson (women's 53kg) and Jenny Fransson (women's 69 kg) and Marwa Amri (women's 58 kg) of Tunisia have held on to the third spot in their respective categories.
 

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