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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Bronze medalist in the World Wrestling Championships is Vinesh Phogat

Vinesh Phogat wins bronze in World Wrestling Championships

 BELGRADE: Vinesh Phogat on Wednesday turned into the main Indian lady grappler to win two decorations at the World Championships as she secured a bronze in 53kg by overcoming Emma Jonna Malmgren of Sweden here.

The 28-year-old Vinesh had likewise won a bronze in 2019 release in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

It was a striking rebound for Vinesh after her initial round rout as she beat Malmgren 8-0 in the bronze decoration round.

She had come to the bronze play-off by means of the repechage round in the wake of losing to Khulan Batkhuyag of Mongolia, the 2022 Asian titles silver medallist, in her most memorable session on Tuesday.

Vinesh, a triple Commonwealth Games champion, came to the repechage round after Batkhuyag arrived at the last.

In the repechage round, Vinesh previously beat Zhuldyz Eshimova of Kazakhstan in a Victory by Fall (4-0) choice and afterward won the following session after injury to her rival Leyla Gurbanova of Azerbaijan to progress to the bronze decoration round.

In the ladies' 57kg, 2021 world bronze medalist Sarita Mor won her initial session 4-2 against world U-23 bronze medalist Hannah Taylor of Canada. Sarita then lost to Anhelina Lysak of Poland 0-7.

Mansi Ahlawat was disposed of after her loss to Jowita Maria Wrzesien of Poland 3-5 in the 59kg quarterfinal. The Indian was out of repechage dispute likewise after Jowita lost in the elimination round.

In 68kg, Nisha Dahiya will battle for bronze on Thursday. She progressed to the elimination round subsequent to overcoming Sofiya Georgieva of Bulgaria 11-0. Yet, she later went down 4-5 to reigning junior best on the planet Ami Ishii of Japan in the elimination rounds.

Nisha drove 2-0 and afterward 4-3 however her Japanese adversary overwhelmed her in the withering seconds.

Reetika lost 2-6 in the main round to Kendra Augustine Jocelyne Dacher of France in the 72kg challenge.

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