Pune, February 2, 20!!19: Harshal Kokate of Indapur defeated Tanaji Jhunjurke of Mulshi and won the open category title at the Haveli Ajinkya District Wrestling 2019 tournament. This tournament was organised by Haveli Taluka Arts, Sports and Social Organisation at Nanded City,Sinhgad road.
The award included a silver mace and a reward of Rs.51,000 as prize money. This tournament has been organised from last seven years. The tournament was inaugurated by Dr.Parag Sancheti, Chairman and Managing Director, Sancheti Hospital.
Wrestlers Bharat Chaudhari, Bhimrao Wanjale, Sandeep Wanjale, Baburao Thopte, Nikhil Dhavde, Sachin Choudhari, Yuvraj Wanjale, Maauli Kalekar, Yogesh Chavhan, Tanmay Dhavde, Mangesh Dhavde, Nitin Dhojge and Ambadas Chaudhari helped in organising this event.
The silver mace was sponsored by the Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Trust, while the cash award was given by Corporator Rajabhau Laygude.
In junior 35-kg category Omkar Jagtap of Velha won the first place. Om Daswadkar of Velha and Vedant Pawar of Haveli won the second and third positions respectively. In the 38-kg class, Sangram Daswadkar of Velha, and Suresh Javalkar of Haveli in the 41-kg group finished first.
Akshay Bhosale of Velha won the 45-kg title in under -17 age group, while Harshal Gogavale of Haveli won the 49-kg title.
In seniors Kiran Shinde of Baramati lifted the 57-kg title. The other winners in the senior category were Daund’s Nikhil Kadam (61-kg), Haveli’s Tukaram Shitole (65-kg), Khed’s Sagar Lokhande (70-kg).
Following are the results:
35-kg: 1. Omkar Jagtap (Velha), 2. Om Daswadkar (Velha), 3.Vedant Pawar (Haveli).
38-Kg: 1. Sangram Daswadkar (Velha), 2. Shreyash Khopade (Bhor), 3. Pushkar Nivangune (Haveli).
41-Kg: 1.Suresh Javalkar (Haveli), 2.Vedant Jhunjurke (Mulshi), 3.Aditiya Kudale (Mulshi).
45 -kg: 1. Akshay Bhosale (Velha), 2. Aniket Raut (Haveli), 3. Durgesh Pasalkar (Haveli).
49-kg: 1.Harshal Gogawale (Haveli), 2. Shrikrishna Raut (Velha), 3. Vishwajeet Karanjawane (Mulshi).
54-kg: 1. Ritesh Mulik (Purandar), 2. Pratik Yevale (Mulshi), 3. Pramod Shinde (Indapur).
60-kg: 1. Tanishk Kadam (Nanded), 2. Mahesh Pogarkar (Bhor), 3. Omkar Bhagwat (Mulshi).
57-kg: 1. Kiran Shinde (Baramati), 2.Karan Fulmali (Haveli), 3.Omkar Jadhav (Mulshi).
61-kg: 1. Nikhil Kadam (Daund), 2.Suraj Satav (Haveli), 3.Bhalchandra Kumbhar (Haveli).
65-kg: 1. Tukaram Shitole (Haveli), 2.Sagar Khopade (Bhor), 3. Pratik Aaware (Bhor).
70-kg: 1. Sagar Lokhande (Khed), 2. Kuldeep Ingale (Shirur), 3. Amar Mate (Haveli).
75-kg: 1. Ravindra Karhe (Indapur), 2.Aba Shendge (Shirur), 3. Baba Dhobane (Indapur).
Open Group: 1.Harshal Kokate (Indapur), 2. Tanaji Jhunjurke (Mulshi), 3.Akshay Chorghe (Velha).