Asian Wrestling Championship: Anil Kumar bags bronze

| Updated: May 12, 2017 02:30 IST

New Delhi [India], May 11 (ANI): India's Greco-Roman wrestler Anil Kumar on Thursday defeated Uzbekistan's Muhammadali Shamsiddinov 7-6 to win a bronze medal in the 85kg category in Senior Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi. Earlier in the day, Anil Kumar lost his quarterfinal bout to Japan's Atsushi Matsumoto 0-7, but was fortunate to enter the bronze medal round after the Japanese grappler ensured a place in the gold medal round. Another Greco-Roman wrestler, Deepak lost to Afghanistan's Afshin Neemat Byabangard 1-8 in the bronze medal round in 71kg category. In the women's category, Ritu Malik lost to Korea's Jinyoung Hang 1-1 63kg category in her bronze medal round. (ANI)

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