- Asian Wrestling Championship: Indian wrestler Sarita More retained her title in the 59kg by scoring nine consecutive points in the Asian Wrestling Championship
- Seema Bisla (50 kg) and Pooja (76 kg) won bronze medals at the Continental Championships.
Asian Wrestling Championship: Retain her title
Indian wrestler Sarita More made a stunning comeback to the finals on Thursday, scoring nine consecutive points in the Asian Wrestling Championship to retain her title in 59 kg while Seema Bisla (50 kg) and Pooja (76 kg) won bronze medals at the Continental Championships.
Asian Wrestling Championship: She had lost in the opening match
Sarita, who won a gold medal in the 2020 Championship in New Delhi, was trailing Mongolia’s Shuvdor Batarjav 1-7 in the final, but she made an excellent comeback and won the score 10-7, equaling the score 7-7. She had lost in the opening match against the opponent by a margin of 4-5 but she made a brilliant comeback against Diana Kayumova of Kazakhstan in the next round and won by technical superiority in the first period.
Sarita was very aggressive against the Kazakhistan wrestler and strangled her after toppling her opponent. She then continued aggression from the very beginning in the semi-final against Kyurestan’s Nooreda Anarkulova and made it to the finals.
Asian Wrestling Championship: Sima started off poorly in the 50kg event
At the same time, Sima started off poorly in the 50kg event was very bad in which she lost the opening match against Valentina Ivanovna of Kazakhstan but she also made a great comeback against Mongolia’s Enudari Nandintetseg in the next round and won 7-3.
She got a tough challenge from Jasmina Imaeva of Uzbekistan in the semi-finals in which she lost 2-3. But this Indian player again won the bronze medal by defeating Young Sun Lin of Taipei with technical superiority.
Asian Wrestling Championship: Pooja lost in the semi-finals
In the 76kg weight category, Pooja started with a 2–0 win over Korea’s Seoyeon Jeong and then also defeated Uzbekistan’s Ojoda Jariapboeva. However, she could not match Elmira Sijdikova of Kazakhstan and lost in the semi-finals. But he won the bronze medal with a 5–2 win over Seon Jeong of Korea.
Nisha was knocked out of defeat in both the opening matches of the 68kg category. She was defeated by Dalgerma Enkhsaikhan of Mongolia after losing to Yun Sun Jeong of Korea.