New Delhi [India], March 1 (ANI): Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat settled for silver in the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships as she lost the tough-fought title clash in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Thursday.
Phogat lost to Chinese wrestler Chun Lei by a narrow margin of 3-2 in women final of the 50kg category (freestyle).
She defeated Korean, Kazak, and Japanese wrestlers on her journey to win silver.
The 23-year-old came into the final after defeating Japan's Yuki Irie after the scores were tied 4-4.
Meanwhile, another female wrestler Sangeeta secured a bronze medal in 59kg weight category after losing to Um Jieun of Korea Republic 9-4.
This is also Phogat's second consecutive silver of the event, following her last year's podium finish at home on her comeback from a major knee injury. (ANI)