Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat Bag Bronze Medals In Asian Wrestling Championships

Updated: 26 April 2019 18:15 IST

Pooja Dhanda lost her 57 kg bronze medal bout at the Asian Wrestling Championships

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat Bag Bronze Medals In Asian Wrestling Championships
Sakshi Malik earned podium spot for India at the Asian Wrestling Championships. © AFP

Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat earned podium spots for India at the Asian Wrestling Championships as they bagged bronze medals in their respective categories. A 2016 Olympic bronze medallist, Sakshi Malik edged past her North Korean counterpart Hyon Gyong Mun 9-6 in a tough bout to clinch the bronze medal in the 62 kg category.

The 2018 Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat outclassed reigning World Championships bronze medallist Qianyu Pang 8-1 to bag home the bronze in the 53 kg category.

Pooja Dhanda registered a disappointing show the marquee Asian showpiece event as she lost 3-5 in her 57 kg bronze medal bout.

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Highlights
  • Pooja Dhanda lost her 57 kg bronze medal bout
  • Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat earned podium spots for India
  • Pooja Dhanda registered a disappointing show
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