Divya Kakran bags bronze in 68 kg freestyle wrestling

Kakran thumped Wenling within 90 seconds by Technical Superiority to clinch the medal with the final scoreline reading 10-0.

Divya Kakran grapples with Taipei's Chen Wenling in the bronze medal match of the 68 kg freestyle wrestling event at the Asian Games in Jakarta on Tuesday.   -  PTI

Divya Kakran added the first bronze to India’s wrestling tally at the 18th Asian Games, beating Chinese Taipei’s Chen Wenling in the third-place play-off bout for the 68kg category at Jakarta on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old Asian championships silver-medallist prevailed on account of Technical Superiority with the final scoreline reading 10-0.

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Earlier, Bajrang Punia (65kg) and Vinesh Phogat (50kg) had claimed gold medals in their respective events.

Divya was a gold-winner at the Commonwealth Championships last year.