The VIVO Pro Kabaddi League 2019 is the Seventh Season of Pro Kabaddi League, a professional kabaddi league in India since 2014. VIVO PKL Season 7 will begin on July 20, 2019.
Bengaluru Bulls were the Defending Champions having defeated the Gujarat Fortunegiants in the 2018-19 Pro Kabaddi League Final.
VIVO Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 –
The sixth edition of VIVO Pro Kabaddi saw a number of records tumbling. Five raiders went past the 200-raid point mark for the first time in league history, while three defenders scored over 80 tackle points with Nitesh Kumar becoming the first man to score 100 tackle points in a single season. In the end, it was Bengaluru Bulls who captured their maiden VIVO Pro Kabaddi title, led by league MVP Pawan Kumar Sehrawat.
- Most Valuable Player (MVP) – Pawan Kumar Sehrawat (Bengaluru Bulls)
- Top Raider – Pawan Kumar Sehrawat (Bengaluru Bulls)
- Top Defender – Nitesh Kumar (UP Yoddha)
VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season 7 schedule announced
Indian Elite Men’s Boxing Team will participate in the AIBA World Boxing Championship at Yekaterinburg, Russia from 07th to 21st September, 2019.
|1||Amit Panghal||52 Kg|
|2||Kavinder Singh Bisht||57 Kg|
|3||Manish Kaushik||63 Kg|
|4||Duryodhan Singh Negi||69 Kg|
|5||Ashish Kumar||75 Kg|
|6||Brijesh Yadav||81 Kg|
|8||Satish Kumar||+91 Kg|
[R1] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) Bye
[R2] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) beat Chinese Taipei’s Tu Po Wei 5-0 (29-28,29-28, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
[R3] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) beat Turkey’s Batuhan Citfci 5-0 (30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
[QF] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) beat Philippines’s Paalam Carlo 4-1
[SF] Amit Panghal (52 Kg) vs
The 2019 World Wrestling Championships will be held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan from 14 September to 22 September, 2019.
Indian Greco-Roman Wrestling Squad : Manjeet (55 Kg), Manish (60 Kg), Sagar (63 Kg), Manish (67 Kg), Yogesh (72 Kg), Gurpreet Singh (77 Kg), Harpreet Singh (82 Kg), Sunil Kumar (87 Kg), Ravi (97 Kg), Naveen (130 Kg).
Greco-Roman Wrestling Matches :
[1/8] Manjeet (55 Kg) lost to Azerbaijan’s Eldaniz Azizli 0-8.
[1/16] Manish (60 Kg) beat Finland’s Lauri Johannes Maehoenen 11-3.
[1/8] Manish (60 Kg) lost to Moldova’s Victor Ciobanu 0-10.
[Q] Sagar (63 Kg) lost to Kazakhstan’s Almat Kebispayev 0-9.
[1/16] Manish (67 Kg) lost to Bulgaria’s Deyvid Tihomirov Dimitrov 1-10.
[1/8] Yogesh (72 Kg) lost to USA’s Raymond Anthony Bunker III 5-6.
[Q] Harpreet Singh (82 Kg) lost to Czech Republic’s Petr Novak 0-7.
[1/16] Sunil Kumar (87 Kg) lost to USA’s Josef Patrick Rau 0-6.
[1/16] Ravi (97 Kg) beat Chinese Taipei’s Cheng Hao Chen 5-0.
[1/8] Ravi (97 Kg) lost to Czech Republic’s Artur Omarov 0-7.
Indian Women’s Wrestling Squad : Seema Bisla (50 Kg), Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg), Lalita Sehrawat (55 Kg), Sarita (57 Kg), Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg), Sakshi Malik (62 Kg), Navjot Kaur (65 Kg), Divya Kakran (68 Kg), Komal Bhagwan Gole (72 Kg), Kiran (76 Kg).
Women’s Wrestling Matches :
[1/8] Seema Bisla (50 Kg) lost to Azerbaijan’s Mariya Stadnik 2-9.
[Repechage][R1] Seema Bisla (50 Kg) beat Nigeria’s Miesinnei Mercy Genesis 9-9.
[Repechage][R2] Seema Bisla (50 Kg) lost to Russia’s Ekaterina Poleshchuk 3-11.
[Q] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) beat Sweden’s Sofia magdalena Mattsson 13-0.
[1/8] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) lost to Japan’s Mayu Mukaida 0-7.
[Repechage][R1] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) beat Ukraine’s Yuliia Khavaldzhy Blahinya 5-0.
[Repechage][R2] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) beat USA’s Sarah Ann Hildebrandt 8-2.
[Bronze Medal] Vinesh Phogat (53 Kg) beat Greece’s Maria Prevolaraki 4-1.
[1/8] Lalita Sehrawat (55 Kg) lost to Mongolia’s Bolortuya Bat Ochir 3-10.
[Q] Sarita (57 Kg) lost to Moldova’s Anastasia Nichita 1-5.
[1/8] Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg) beat Belarus’s Katsiaryna Hanchar Yanushkevich 12-2.
[Quarterfinal] Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg) beat Japan’s Yuzuka Inagaki 11-8.
[Semifinal] Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg) lost to Russia’s Liubov Ovcharova 0-10.
[Bronze Medal] Pooja Dhanda (59 Kg) lost to China’s Xingru Pei 3-5.
[1/16] Sakshi Malik (62 Kg) lost to Nigeria’s Aminat Oluwafunmilayo Adeniyi 7-10.
[1/8] Navjot Kaur (65 Kg) lost to Azerbaijan’s Elis Manolova 0-5.
[1/16] Divya Kakran (68 Kg) lost to Japan’s Sara Dosho 0-2.
[Q] Komal Bhagwan Gole (72 Kg) lost to Turkey’s Beste Altug 1-4.
[Q] Kiran (76 Kg) lost to Germany’s Aline Rotter Focken 4-5.
Indian Freestyle Wrestling Squad : Ravi Kumar (57 Kg), Rahul Balasaheb Aware (61 Kg), Bajrang Punia (65 Kg), Karan (70 Kg), Sushil Kumar (74 Kg), Jitender (79 Kg), Deepak Punia (86 Kg), Parveen Rana (92 Kg), Mausam Khatri (97 Kg), Sumit Malik (125 Kg).
Freestyle Wrestling Matches :
[1/16] Ravi Kumar (57 Kg) beat South Korea’s Sunggwon Kim 11-0.
[1/8] Ravi Kumar (57 Kg) beat Armenia’s Arsen Harutyunyan 17-6.
[Quarterfinal] Ravi Kumar (57 Kg) beat Japan’s Yuki Takahashi 6-1.
[Semifinal] Ravi Kumar (57 Kg) lost to Russia’s Zavur Uguev 4-6.
- Ravi Kumar lost his semifinal bout 4-6 to reigning world champion Zavur Uguev from Russia. Before that, he gave an impressive performance as he scored stunning wins over Arsen Harutyunyan, the 61 Kg European champion from Armenia and 2017 world champion and world number three Yuki Takahashi of Japan.
[1/16] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) beat Poland’s Krzysztof Bienkowski 9-2.
[1/8] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) beat Slovenia’s David Habat 3-0.
[Quarterfinal] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) beat North Korea’s Jong Chol Son 8-1.
[Semifinal] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) lost to Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov 9-9.
[Bronze Medal] Bajrang Punia (65 Kg) vs Mongolia’s Tulga Tumur Ochir.
- Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya qualify for the Tokyo Olympic after reaching the semi-finals in on-going Worlds. But our both, Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya, lost their semifinal bouts.
- Bajrang Punia lost his semifinal bout against home wrestler Daulet Niyazbekov under controversial circumstances. Since Daulet Niyazbekov was given a bigger throw of four points in the bout, he was declared the winner. In this controversial bout, the referee gave ample time to tiring Daulet Niyazbekov to catch his breath and he was not given warning at least thrice. Instead, the home wrestler was awarded four points when they should have gone to Bajrang for effecting that throw at the edge of the circle.
[Q] Karan (70 Kg) lost to Uzbekistan’s Ikhtiyor Navruzov 0-7.
[Q] Sushil Kumar (74 Kg) lost to Azerbaijan’s Khadzhimurad Gadzhiyev 9-11.
[Q] Sumit Malik (125 Kg) lost to Hungary’s Daniel Ligeti 0-2.
The 2019 China Open, officially VICTOR China Open 2019, is a badminton tournament which is taking place at Olympic Sports Center Xincheng Gymnasium in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China from 17 to 22 September 2019 and has a total prize of $1,000,000.
|First Round||18-Sep||Sai Praneeth B vs Suppanyu Avihingsanon||21-19, 21-23, 21-14||W|
|First Round||18-Sep||Parupalli Kashyap vs Brice Leverdez||21-12, 21-15||W|
|Second Round||19-Sep||Parupalli Kashyap vs Anthony Sinisuka Ginting||21-23, 21-15, 12-21||L|
|Second Round||19-Sep||Sai Praneeth B vs Lu Guang Zu||21-19, 21-19||W|
|Quarterfinals||20-Sep||Sai Praneeth B vs Anthony Sinisuka Ginting||21-16, 6-21, 16-21||L|
- Sai Praneeth B started with 3 games win over Suppanyu Avihingsanon. Next, he is facing a Chinese challenge of Lu Guang Zu.
- A comfortable win for Parupalli Kashyap against a similar ranked Frenchman Brice Leverdez. Next, he is facing a top-10 Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting.
- A terrible day as only Sai Praneeth B managed to win his match against a local player Lu Guang Zu in 2 tight games. In the quarters, he is facing Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, who defeated Parupalli Kashyap in 3 games.
|First Round||18-Sep||Saina Nehwal  vs Busanan Ongbamrungphan||10-21, 17-21||L|
|First Round||18-Sep||Pusarla V Sindhu  vs Li Xue Rui||21-18, 21-12||W|
|Second Round||19-Sep||Pusarla V Sindhu  vs Pornpawee Chochuwong||21-12, 13-21, 19-21||L|
- In her first match after becoming World champion, Pusarla V Sindhu easily defeated her Chinese opponent, Li Xue Rui. Next, she is facing a Thai girl Pornpawee Chochuwong.
- Disappointed by Saina Nehwal loss against a Thai girl Busanan Ongbamrungphan.
- A World Champion Pusarla V Sindhu lost her match against a Thai girl Pornpawee Chochuwong in 3 games. In the third game, she was 19-15 leading to losing 6 points in a row and lost the match.
|First Round||17-Sep||Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / Chirag Shetty vs Jason Anthony Ho-Shue / Nyl Yakura||21-7, 21-18||W|
|First Round||18-Sep||Manu Attri / Sumeeth B Reddy vs Mohammad Ahsan / Hendra Setiawan||15-21, 15-21||L|
|Second Round||19-Sep||Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / Chirag Shetty vs Takeshi Kamura / Keigo Sonoda||19-21, 8-21||L|
- Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty scored an expected win over their Canadian opponents. Next, they are facing the WR #4 Japanese pair.
- Our all pairs lost against their respective Japanese pairs in contrasting fashion.
|First Round||18-Sep||Ashwini Ponnappa / N Sikki Reddy vs Cheng Chi Ya / Lee Chih Chen||21-13, 11-8 Retired||W|
|Second Round||19-Sep||Ashwini Ponnappa / N Sikki Reddy vs Misaki Matsutomo / Ayaka Takahashi||12-21, 17-21||L|
- Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy move comfortably in the next round as their Taiwani opponents retired in the second game after losing the first. Next, they are facing the WR #3 Japanese pair.
|First Round||17-Sep||Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / Ashwini Ponnappa vs Praveen Jordan / Melati Daeva Oktavianti||22-20, 17-21, 21-17||W|
|First Round||18-Sep||Pranaav Jerry Chopra / N Sikki Reddy vs Mark Lamsfuss / Isabel Herttrich||12-21, 21-23||L|
|Second Round||19-Sep||Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / Ashwini Ponnappa vs Yuki Kaneko / Misaki Matsutomo||11-21, 21-16, 12-21||L|
- Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy started with an upset win over the WR #7 Indonesian pair. Next, they are facing a Japanese pair.
Price Money Distribution for VICTOR China Open 2019
|Event||Winner||Finals||Semifinals||Quarterfinals||Last 16||Last 32|