Sonam Malik Wins Gold At World Cadet Wrestling Championship, Neelam Bags Bronze

Updated: 08 September 2017 12:26 IST

Competing in the 56kg category, the 15-year-old Sonam defeated Japanese Sena Nagamoto 3-1 in the final.

Sonam Malik Wins Gold At World Cadet Wrestling Championship, Neelam Bags Bronze
Sonam Malik bagged a gold medal at the World Cadet Wrestling Championship in Athens © Olympic Press Twitter

Young Indian wrestler Sonam Malik bagged a gold medal at the World Cadet Wrestling Championship in Athens, Greece while Neelam settled for a bronze. Competing in the 56kg category, the 15-year-old Sonam defeated Japanese Sena Nagamoto 3-1 in the final. She took a 2-0 lead in the first round and then conceded a point in the second round before adding one more towards the end of the bout.

Neelam, competing in the 43kg category, defeated Roxana Alexandra of Romania 6-4 in the bronze medal bout. 
 

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Highlights
  • The Cadet World Championship is a yearly event
  • Sonam competed in 56kg category
  • Neelam competed in the 43kg category
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