Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat
Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat

Vinesh Phogat bags bronze medal in World Wrestling Championships

ANI | Updated: Sep 18, 2019 19:18 IST

Nur Sultan [Kazakhstan], Sept 18 (ANI): India wrestler Vinesh Phogat clinched a bronze in women's 53-kg World Wrestling Championships after defeating Greece's Maria Prevolariki by 4-1 here on Wednesday.
Earlier in the day, Vinesh Phogat secured a spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after an impressive 8-2 win against USA's Sarah Hildebrandt.
Moreover, Phogat became the first Indian wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in the 53 kg category.
Phogat bagged back-to-back gold medals in the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games. In the 2018 Asian Games, she clinched a gold medal in the 50 kg category. (ANI)