Ritu Phogat clinches silver in Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship

25 November 2017, 02:19 PM
Ritu Phogat - File Photo
Ritu Phogat - File Photo

India's grappler Ritu Phogat brought laurels to the country by winning clinching a silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland.

The 23-year-old, who had won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship last year, lost against Turkish Wrestler Demirhan in the gold medal bout to settle for a silver.

In quarterfinal, Ritu defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka 4-2 points before defeating Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu 4-3 points in the semifinal.
Ritu had won the National chamionship in Indore this month. She also won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships in May this year. 

First Published: Saturday, November 25, 2017 02:16 PM
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