Asian Wrestling C'ship: Navjot Kaur enters final

The Indian defeated Tsevegmed Enkhbayar of Mongolia in the 65kg category.

Navjot Kaur (left) defeated Tsevegmed Enkhbayar of Mongolia. Photo: @OlympicPressOrg

India's Navjot Kaur defeated Tsevegmed Enkhbayar of Mongolia to enter the 65kg category final, thus securing a medal at the Asian Wrestling Championship in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

In what was another boost for India on Friday, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik entered the 62kg repechage round with a defeat of Jiae Choi of Korea. She faces Kazakhstan's Ayaulym Kassymova in the bronze medal match.

On Thursday, Vinesh Phogat had secured a silver medal with a 3-2 loss to China's Chun Lei in the 50kg women's freestyle category.

On Twitter, Phogat wrote her experience at the championship was "a good start" to 2018.