Divya Kakran (born 1998) is a freestyle wrestler. She lives at Gokulpur in East Delhi. Divya Kakran belongs to a middle-class family of Sain Community of Purbaliyan Village. Divya’s whole family is involved in wrestling. Father, Suraj, sells wrestling goods at traditional tournaments. Mother, Sanyogita, stitches “langots”, traditional loincloths. Brother, Dev, wound down his own wrestling career to focus on his sister as her main sparring partner.
The Commonwealth Championship gold medalist did extremely well to win the bout against Chinese Taipei’s Chen Wenling with technical superiority with the final scoreline reading 10-0. Divya used her strength wisely and completely dominated her bout, ending the match in under one minute 30 seconds. This is India’s third medal in wrestling after Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat claimed gold in their respective categories.
Congratulations Divya Kakran on your success.
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