India’s Sarita Mor wins silver; Kuldeep Malik baggage bronze in Matteo Pelicone wrestling occasion

India’s Sarita Mor wins silver; Kuldeep Malik baggage bronze in Matteo Pelicone wrestling occasion

Indian grapplers secured three medals within the Greco-Roman class on Friday, taking the nation’s tally to 5 medals.

India's Sarita Mor wins silver; Kuldeep Malik bags bronze in Matteo Pelicone wrestling event

Sarita Mor. Picture Courtesy: Twitter @Media_SAI

New Delhi: India’s Sarita Mor received a silver medal, whereas Kuldeep Malik bagged a bronze of their respective occasions on the Matteo Pellicone Rating Sequence wrestling occasion in Rome.

Indian grapplers secured three medals within the Greco-Roman class on Friday, taking the nation’s tally to 5 medals.

Asian champion Sarita beat Kazakhstan’s Altynay Satylgan 4-1 within the ladies’s 57kg quarter-finals after which defeated Emma Tissina by a fall within the semi-finals to guarantee herself of a silver.

Later, Sarita went right down to 2-4 to to Giullia Penalber of Bulgaria within the title bout to accept the silver.

The opposite Indian in the identical weight class, Anshu Malik misplaced 7-10 to Penalber within the semifinals.

She forfeited her bronze medal contest in opposition to Italy’s Francesca Indelicato as a consequence of an damage. Malik had received a silver medal within the occasion final yr.

Within the 68kg class, Nisha bowed out within the qualifiers after shedding 3-10 to Rio 2016 Olympian Mimi Hristova of Bulgaria. The Indian then misplaced 2-3 to American Alexandria Junis Glaude within the repechage contest.

Within the 76kg class, 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Elmira Syzdykova of Kazakhstan defeated India’s Kiran 10-3 within the quarter-final.

Amongst Indian male grapplers, Kuldeep Malik defeated 2014 world champion Chingiz Labazanov of Russia 10-9 to safe the bronze medal.

Kuldeep had earlier misplaced his opening spherical match to reigning European champion Selcuk Can of Turkey.

Final yr’s gold medallist right here, Gurpreet Singh, suffered a shock 11-12 loss within the 82kg qualification match in opposition to Richard Perkins of USA.

The opposite Indian in the identical weight class, Harpreet Singh, additionally crashed out within the qualification spherical, shedding by a fall in opposition to Turkey’s Salih Aydin.

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