World junior wrestling championships: Ravinder grabs silver, Bipasha enters final

Ravinder took the men's freestyle 61kg silver medal, while Bipasha reached the women's 76kg final to assure India of another medal in the World junior wrestling championships.

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Ravinder took the men's freestyle 61kg silver medal. (Representative Image)   -  Getty Images

Ravinder took the men's freestyle 61kg silver medal, while Bipasha reached the women's 76kg final to assure India of another medal in the World junior wrestling championships on Wednesday.

Bipasha defeated Dilnaz Mulkinova of Kazakhstan 6-3 and Odbag Ulzibat of Mongolia 9-4 to enter the final. She will take on American Kylie Welker in the summit clash on Thursday.

Among women, Simran (50kg), Sito (55kg), Kusum (59kg) and Arju (68kg) will fight their respective bronze medal matches. Simran lost in the semifinals, while Sito, Kusum and Arju faced defeat in the quarterfinals.

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Ravinder, who made it to the final on Tuesday, lost to Iranian Rahman Mousa Amouzadkhalili 9-3 to take the silver medal.

Yash (74kg), Pruthviraj Patil (92kg) and Kumar Anirudh (125kg) got into the bronze medal matches. Yash lost in the pre-quarterfinals while Pruthviraj and Anirudh were beaten in the quarterfinals before witnessing revival of their fortunes.

Late on Tuesday, Gourav Baliyan (79kg) and Deepak (97kg) bagged bronze medals after getting past Richard Schroeder of Germany (10-0) and Milan Korcsog of Hungary (3-2) respectively.

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