Vinesh Phogat wins bronze in World Wrestling Championships | More sports News
28-year-old Vinesh also won a bronze medal in the 2019 tournament in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
It was a remarkable comeback for Vinesh after a shock defeat in qualifying as she beat Malmgren 8-0 in the bronze medal round.
🇮🇳’s @Phogat_Vinesh wins her 2nd #WorldChampionship 🥉 after beating Sweden’s Joana Malmgren 8-0. Great resilience… https://t.co/DPl9FNrdyT
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#WrestleBelgrade WW 53 kg medal matches were won🥇 Dominique PARRISH 🇺🇸 df. Khulan BATKHUYAG 🇲🇳, 4-2 🥉 Vinesh PHOGAT… https://t.co/L3tjfVh3IC
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She made it to the bronze play-offs through a rematch after losing Khulan Batkhuyag the Mongolian, who won the silver medal at the 2022 Asian Championships, in her first match on Tuesday.
Vinesh, three Commonwealth Games champions, made it to the rematch after Batkhuyag reached the final.
In the rematch, Vinesh first defeated Zhuldyz Eshimova of Kazakhstan in a decisive victory (4-0) and then won the next match after her opponent Leyla Gurbanova of Azerbaijan did not participate. due to injury to advance to the bronze medal match. .