Vinesh Phogat wins bronze medal in women’s 53 kg category of World Wrestling Championships 2022

Belgrade [Serbia]: Indian wrestler and Commonwealth Games 2022 gold medalist Vinesh Phogat captured a bronze medal in the ladies’s 53 kg group at the ongoing Globe Fumbling Championships 2022 in Belgrade on Wednesday, defeating ruling European champion Emma Malmgren from Sweden.
The three-time CWG gold-medalist subdued her Swedish opponent to win the match 8-0. She had actually won two of her repechage matches against Asian Games silver-medallist Zhuldyz Eshimova of Kazakhstan in the very first repechage round and Azerbaijan’s Leyla Gurbanova. Gurbanova took out as a result of an injury.
Phogat, a 2019 world champions bronze champion, was handed a stunning 7-0 defeat by 2022 Asian champions silver medalist Khulan Batkhuyag of Mongolia in the qualification round on Tuesday. Repechage round wins aided her return into the competition and safeguard a medal.
This is her 2nd bronze medal at the Championships. She had previously earned a podium setting in the 2019 edition of the event at Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
She has actually opened her country’s medal tally at the 2022 version of the championships.
India’s u-23 bronze champion Nisha Dahiya will certainly additionally defend bronze in the women’s 68 kg classification after loss to U20 globe champion Ami Ishii of Japan in the semis.
Nisha Dahiya had actually successfully beat Lithuania’s Danute Domikaityte, Adela Hanzlickova of the Czech Republic as well as Bulgarian Sofiya Georgieva in her previous spells prior to shedding to Ami Ishii.
Additionally, Sarita Mor, the 2021 World Championships bronze champion might not repeat her previous success after she lost to U23 world champ Anhelina Lysak of Poland in her round of 16 bout in the females’s 57 kg category.
Junior Asian champions Mansi Ahlawat and also Reetika also dealt with very early leaves from the competitors, with the former making a quarterfinal surface and the last exiting in the credentials round.
CWG 2022 gold medalist Naveen Malik will certainly function on Thursday.

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