Vinesh Phogat wins bronze in World Wrestling Championships | More sports News – Times of India


BELGRADE: Vinesh Phogat on Wednesday grew to become the primary Indian girl wrestler to win two medals on the World Championships as she clinched a bronze in 53kg by defeating Emma Jonna Malmgren of Sweden right here.
The 28-year-old Vinesh had additionally gained a bronze in 2019 version in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
It was a outstanding comeback for Vinesh after her opening spherical defeat as she beat Malmgren 8-0 within the bronze medal spherical.
She had made it to the bronze play-off through the repechage spherical after shedding to Khulan Batkhuyag of Mongolia, the 2022 Asian championships silver medallist, in her first bout on Tuesday.

Vinesh, a triple Commonwealth Video games champion, made it to the repechage spherical after Batkhuyag reached the ultimate.
Within the repechage spherical, Vinesh first beat Zhuldyz Eshimova of Kazakhstan in a Victory by Fall (4-0) choice after which gained the subsequent bout after harm to her opponent Leyla Gurbanova of Azerbaijan to advance to the bronze medal spherical.
Within the girls’s 57kg, 2021 world bronze medalist Sarita Mor gained her opening bout 4-2 in opposition to world U-23 bronze medalist Hannah Taylor of Canada. Sarita then misplaced to Anhelina Lysak of Poland 0-7.
Mansi Ahlawat was eradicated after her defeat to Jowita Maria Wrzesien of Poland 3-5 within the 59kg quarterfinal. The Indian was out of repechage rivalry additionally after Jowita misplaced within the semifinal.
In 68kg, Nisha Dahiya will battle for bronze on Thursday. She superior to the semifinal after defeating Sofiya Georgieva of Bulgaria 11-0. However she later went down 4-5 to reigning junior world champion Ami Ishii of Japan within the semifinals.
Nisha led 2-0 after which 4-3 however her Japanese opponent overpowered her within the dying seconds.
Reetika misplaced 2-6 within the first spherical to Kendra Augustine Jocelyne Dacher of France within the 72kg contest.


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