Ritu Phogat bags silver medal in U-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship
Poland : Wrestler Ritu Phogat made India proud with a silver medal in the U-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland.
Ritu competed in the 48kg category against Turkish Wrestler Demirhan in the final game. In the gold medal bout, the 23-year-old unfortunately lost the bout and had to settle for silver medal.
She had defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka by 4-2 points in the quarterfinal and then had better of Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu by 4-3 points in the semifinal.
Ritu had won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship last year and she recently won the National championship in Indore as well. She also won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships in May this year.