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China's Long Jia wins silver in girls's 65kg at wrestling worlds

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BELGRADE, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) — Long Jia of China took silver within the girls’s freestyle wrestling 65kg after dropping the ultimate 2-0 to Japan’s Miwa Morikawa on Wednesday on the 2022 World Wrestling Championships.

Long, who superior to the ultimate after defeating France’s Koumba Larroque, confronted off towards Morikawa, the silver medalist from the 2021 World Championships.

Long stepping out of the zone and failing to attain on the passive time gifted Morikawa two factors within the first leg. Long upped the tempo within the second interval, however Morikawa shifted her focus to protection and efficiently thwarted Long’s assaults.

Long instructed Xinhua after the bout that Morikawa was higher at dealing with the small print of the match.

“Participating in international competitions is a good opportunity to gain experience. I tried new offensive actions in the matches and it felt good. I hope to master more skills in the future,” stated Long.

The different gold medal for the Japanese girls’s group within the fifth matchday got here from Yui Susaki. In the 50kg closing, the Tokyo Olympic gold medalist handily defeated Otgonjargal Dolgorjav from Mongolia 4-0 (victory by fall).

On Wednesday, the opposite two gold medals went to American Dominique Olivia Parrish and Yasemin Adar of Turkey. Parrish defeated Mongolia’s Khulan Batkhuyag 4-2 within the girls’s 53kg, whereas Adar smashed Samar Amer Ibrahim Hamza of Egypt within the girls’s 76kg.

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