Pooja Gehlot (53kg) claimed India’s second silver medal after going down to Japan’s 2017 world champion Haruna Okuno in the finals of the UWW U23 World Wrestling Championships 2019.
Gehlot lost 0-2 to Okuno in the summit clash to emulate Ravinder (61kg), who also won a silver earlier this week.
Three-time World Junior Championships medallist Sajan Bhanwal (77kg), however, lost a close semi-final bout 4-5 to Japan’s Kodai Sakuraba. He will now fight for the bronze on Saturday.
A terrific Bhanwal had earlier blanked Jesse Alexander Porter 6-0 in the qualifiers to move into the pre-quarter-finals, where he notched up a 3-1 win over Azerbaijan’s Tunjay Vazirzade.
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