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World Wrestling Championships 2022: All eyes on Vinesh Phogat, Nisha Dahiya to carry India two bronze medals



Belgrade [Serbia], September 14 (ANI): Indian wrestler and Commonwealth Games 2022 gold medalist Vinesh Phogat is about to battle it out towards Emma Jonna Denise Malmgren of Sweden within the bronze medal match within the ladies’s 53 kg class.

Vinesh Phogat, a 2019 world championships bronze medalist, was handed a stunning 7-0 defeat by 2022 Asian championships silver medalist Khulan Batkhuyag of Mongolia within the qualification spherical on Tuesday.

But the repechage spherical gave her one other likelihood to enter into the battle for a bronze medal a minimum of.

In her first repechage match on Wednesday, she defeated 2018 Asian Games silver medallist Zhuldyz Eshimova of Kazakhstan by 4-0. She attained a Victory by Fall (VFA).

Her subsequent match noticed her win towards Azerbaijan’s Leyla Gurbanova on foundation of Win by damage (VIN). After profitable this match, she progressed to the bronze medal match.

On the opposite aspect, the 2021 World U-23 bronze medalist Nisha Dahiya additionally shall be wrestling for a bronze medal.

Nisha had superior to the semifinal after profitable over Bulgaria’s Sofiya Hristova Georgieva. She attained a win on foundation of Superiority aka Technical Fall (VSU) by 11-0.

But within the semifinal, she misplaced to Ami Ishii of Japan by 5-4 on foundation of VPO1 (Points and the opponent scores).

She should contest for the bronze medal. Her opponent will not be determined but.

The 2022 World Wrestling Championships began in Belgrade on September 10 and can go on until September 18. (ANI)