World Wrestling Championships LIVE: Vinesh Phogat wins Bronze medal, Nisha Dahiya loses semifinal bout in World Wrestling championship: Check Highlights

World Wrestling Championships LIVE – World Wrestling LIVE streaming: India’s Vinesh Phogat has made amends for her first round loss on Tuesday…

World Wrestling Championships LIVE – World Wrestling LIVE streaming: India’s Vinesh Phogat has made amends for her first round loss on Tuesday as she has now won India’s first medal in the ongoing Wrestling World Championship. Vinesh came through the repechage and qualified for the Bronze medal contest, where she defeated Sweden’s Emma Jonna 8-0 to in the Women’s 53 kg category on Wednesday. With this, she has opened India’s medal tally in the tournament. Follow World Wrestling Championships 2022 LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN 

This is Vinesh’s second medal at the Worlds and she is the only Indian woman who had acheived this feat.

  • Earlier, Vinesh had won a bronze at the 2019 world championships.
  • She was handed a shocking 7-0 defeat by 2022 Asian championships silver medalist Khulan Batkhuyag of Mongolia in the qualification round.

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World Wrestling Championships LIVE: Vinesh Phogat with coach Jitender with the bronze medal.

World Wrestling Championships LIVE: Vinesh Phogat wins Bronze medal, Nisha Dahiya loses semifinal bout in World Wrestling championship: Check Highlights

 

Results

Semifinal

68 kg -Nisha (IND) LOST TO Ami Ishii – 4-5 

Quarterfinal 

68 kg –  Nisha (IND) BEAT Sofiya Hristova GEORGIEVA (BUL) 11-0

Second Round

57 kg –  Sarita Mor (IND) LOST TO Anhelina Lysak (POL) – 0-7

59 kg – Mansi Ahlawat (IND) LOST TO Jowita Maria WRZESIEN (POL) 3-5

68 kg –  Nisha (IND) BEAT Adela Hanzlikova (CZE) – 13-8

First Round 

57 kg –  Sarita Mor (IND) BEAT Hannah Fay Taylor (CAN) – 4-2

59 kg – Mansi Ahlawat (IND) BEAT  Solomiia Vynnyk (UKR) – 8-5

68 kg –  Nisha (IND) BEAT Danute DOMIKAITYTE (LTU) – 11-0

72 kg – Reetika (IND) LOST TO Kendra Augustine Jocelyne DACHER (FRA) – 2-6

 

It was a terrific comeback for Vinesh after her opening round defeat as she beat Malmgren 8-0 in the bronze medal round. She had made it to the bronze play-off via the repechage round after losing to Khulan Batkhuyag of Mongolia, the 2022 Asian championships silver medallist, in her first bout on Tuesday. Vinesh, a triple Commonwealth Games champion, made it to the repechage round after Batkhuyag reached the final.

In the 68kg category, India’s Nisha made it to the semifinals but she later went down 4-5 to reigning junior world champion Ami Ishii of Japan in the semifinals. Nisha led 2-0 and then 4-3 but her Japanese opponent overpowered her in the dying seconds.

Nisha began the day by defeating Lithuania’s Danute Domikaityte by technical superiority. In the next round, she achieved a 13-8 victory over dela Hanzlickova to storm into the quarterfinal. She yet again won the quarterfinal 11-0 by technical superiority against Bulgaria’s Sofia Hristova to move one step closer to the podium finish. Nisha Dahiya will fight for bronze on Thursday.

Mansi Ahlawat was eliminated after her defeat to Jowita Maria Wrzesien of Poland 3-5 in the 59kg quarterfinal. The Indian was out of repechage contention also after Jowita lost in the semifinal. Reetika lost 2-6 in the first round to Kendra Augustine Jocelyne Dacher of France in the 72kg contest.

World Wrestling Championships LIVE: Vinesh Phogat wins Bronze medal, Nisha Dahiya loses semifinal bout in World Wrestling championship: Check Highlights

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