Anshu Malik turned the primary Indian girl wrestler to win a World Championships silver.© Twitter
Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded Anshu Malik and Sarita Mor for his or her wonderful efficiency on the wrestling World Championships on Sunday. Sarita Mor gained bronze whereas Anshu Malik turned the primary Indian girl to compete in a World Championships closing. Anshu misplaced the ultimate to Helen Lousie Marouli in Oslo, Norway on Thursday within the gold medal bout. “Congratulations to @OLyAnshu for successful the Silver and @saritamor3 for successful the Bronze on the World Wrestling Championship 2021. Greatest needs to those excellent athletes for his or her future endeavours,” PM wrote on Twitter.
Congratulations to @OLyAnshu for successful the Silver and @saritamor3 for successful the Bronze on the World Wrestling Championship 2021. Greatest needs to those excellent athletes for his or her future endeavours. pic.twitter.com/2HNzheJ6G7
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 10, 2021
Anshu, 19, led the gold medal bout 1-0 on the break however her opponent, who gained gold in Rio 2016, pulled the Indian all the way down to take a 2-1 lead.
Marouli managed to hold on to the lead and twisted Anshu to get one other level to increase her result in 3-1.
The American then had Anshu’s again on the mat and the referee awarded the match to Marouli by way of fall.
Earlier than Anshu’s silver, Indian girls had gained 5 bronze medals on the marquee match.
Alka Tomar (2006) Geeta Phogat (2012), Babita Phogat (2012), Pooja Dhanda (2018) and Vinesh Phogat (2019) had gained a bronze every.
Within the 59kg class, Sarita Mor defeated Johanna Lindborg of Sweden by 8-2 within the bronze medal match.
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