Harpreet Singh wins bronze in Asian championship wrestling

Harpreet defeated Uzbekistan's Nurbek Khashimbekov 11-3 in the 72-kg category on Wednesday.

File image of Harpreet Singh (R) from the Greco-Roman 80kg category bout against China's Junjie Na in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in New Delhi.   -  Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

Harpreet Singh became the second Indian to win a bronze medal at the ongoing Greco-Roman Asian Championships in Bishkek.

Harpreet defeated Uzbekistan's Nurbek Khashimbekov 11-3 in the 72-kg category on Wednesday.

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However, both Manish and Kuldeep Malik lost their bronze medal matches in the 67-kg and 72-kg division.

On Tuesday, Rajendra Kumar opened the account for India by claiming bronze in his match against Javokhir Mirakhmedov of Uzbek.