Vinesh Phogat wins bronze in World Wrestling Championships in Serbia
India’s Vinesh Phogat won the bronze medal in the women’s 53kg category at the World Wrestling Championships- 2022 in Belgrade, Serbia on 14 September.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- Commonwealth Games - 2022 gold medalist Phogat defeated defending European champion Emma Malmgren of Sweden.
Vinesh, a three-time gold medalist in the qualification round, made a stunning comeback to beat Swedish rival Malmgren 8-0 in the bronze medal round.
Vinesh had made it to the bronze play-off via the repechage round after losing to Mongolia's Khulan Bakhuyag in their opening match on 13 September.
This is her second bronze medal at the Championships.
She had earlier earned a podium spot in the 2019 edition of the tournament in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
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