Ritu wins silver in U-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship

In the quarterfinal, Ritu defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka 4-2 points before trumping Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu 4-3 points in the semifinal.

Ritu Phogat (front), who had won the National championship in Indore this month, bagged the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland.   -  File Photo

India wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) clinched the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championships at Poland.

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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.

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In the quarterfinal, Ritu defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka 4-2 points before trumping Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu 4-3 points in the semifinal.

Ritu had won the National championship in Indore this month. She also won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships in May this year.