- India won 14 medals including seven gold in the Cadet World Wrestling Championships.
- Women wrestlers won five out of seven gold medals.
- Suraj Vashisht became the first Indian Greco-Roman wrestler to win gold in this event after 32 years.
Of the 14 gold medals, seven were gold medals and five gold medals were won by the country’s women wrestlers. India also won one silver medal and six bronze medals. However, the biggest moment in the competition came in the hands of wrestler Suraj Vashisht. He became the first Indian wrestler after 32 years to win a gold medal in the Greco-Roman category.
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