Bishkek Ranking Series 2023: Manisha wins gold
Manisha, an Asian championships bronze medallist in women's 65kg, won India's first gold medal at the Bishkek Ranking Series 2023 in Kyrgyzstan 3rd May.
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Reetika, who also won a bronze at the Asian championships, settled for silver in the women's 72kg event.
Sarita Mor, a former Asian champion and 2021 world championships bronze medallist, clinched a bronze in women's 59kg.
With the three medals from Indian women wrestlers, India's tally at the ongoing Ranking Series reached four. Greco-Roman wrestler Manjeet (55kg) won bronze earlier.
Manisha competed in the nordic round system and remained unbeaten in her four matches, defeating opponents from Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Ukraine to secure gold.
Reetika won her bout against Italy's Dalma Caneva but lost to Kazakhstan's Zhamila Bakbergenova, settling for silver in the women's 72kg event.
Sarita Mor secured bronze after defeating Kazakhstan's Diana Kayumova via technical superiority.
Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers Sajan (77kg) and Vikas (72kg) reached the medal round but lost their matches.
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