Senior U-23 World Wrestling Championship: India's Ritu Phogat wins silver medal in 48 kg category

India wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) clinched the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland.

PTI November 25, 2017 13:39:57 IST
Senior U-23 World Wrestling Championship: India's Ritu Phogat wins silver medal in 48 kg category

New Delhi: India wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) clinched the silver medal in the U-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland.

Senior U23 World Wrestling Championship Indias Ritu Phogat wins silver medal in 48 kg category

Ritu Phogat lost to Turkish opponent in the final. Twitter/@PhogatRitu

The 23-year-old, who had won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship last year, lost against Turkish Wrestler Demirhan in the gold medal bout to settle for a silver.

In quarter-final, Ritu defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka 4-2 points before defeating Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu 4-3 points in the semi-final.

Ritu had won the National chamionship in Indore this month. She also won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships in May this year.

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