Asian Wrestling Championships : Vinesh Phogat, Anshu malik and Divya Kakran win Gold medal
Asian Wrestling Championships : Vinesh Phogat, Anshu malik and Divya Kakran win Gold medal

On Friday, In the Asian Wrestling Championships in Almaty Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat clinched gold medal. Let us share that it was her seventh podium finish at the Asian Championships as the Tokyo-bound star showcased her class. Alon with that another achievement is of teenage sensation Anshu Malik, who had won her Olympic quota a few days back at the event, won her maiden Asian Championships gold medal. There was no stopping Vinesh in the absence of the Chinese and Japanese rivals as she cruised to the title without losing a point in the 53kg category.

For your information let us share that Vinesh has notched up seven podium finishes at the Asian meet over the years, including three silver medals before this edition. Divya Kakran (72kg) while Sakshi Malik (65kg) settled for a silver medal, a performance which should boost her confidence after enduring a long wretched run. India has a rich haul of seven medals from the women's event as the country won four gold, a silver and two bronze medals in this edition.

Let us share that Sarita Mor (59kg) had won gold while Seema Bisla (50kg) and Pooja (76kg) settled for bronze medals on Thursday. Young Sonam Malik (62kg) unfortunately could not compete due to an injury. She also bagged Olympic quota along with Anshu recently. Earlier in the day, Vinesh won by technical superiority against Mongolia's Otgonjargal Ganbaatar and Taipei's Meng Hsuan Hsieh while an injured Hyunyoung Oh from Korea did not turn up for the semifinal.

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