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Ritu Phogat won silver in U-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship

The young grappler had recently won the National championship in Indore, she also bagged a bronze medal at the Asian Championships in May.

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Published on: November 25, 2017 13:24 IST ]
Image Source : PTI A file image of Ritu Phogat

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

In the quarterfinal, Ritu defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka 4-2 points before defeating 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.

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