Wrestling World Championships: Pinki to compete for bronze, males’s freestyle staff returns house medal-less



Indian wrestler Pinki can be carrying the nation’s Wrestling World Championships medal hopes after the boys’s freestyle staff’s poor exhibiting in Oslo, Peru. Pinki practically pinned her German rival Nina Hemmer earlier than dropping the thriller within the 55kg semi-final. She misplaced 6-8 to overlook out on a historic ultimate on Monday.

Pinki had regarded sturdy in her early bouts however struggled initially in opposition to Hemmer. She trailed 0-4 after the German effected a take-down transfer and adopted that up with a fast intestine wrench.

The 2020 Asian Championship gold medalist stored searching for the opening. She discovered one from a proper leg assault to get a takedown of two factors within the semi-final of wrestling world championships.

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Pinki stored Hemmer in a decent grip and held the German in that place lengthy sufficient to be counted as a pin. Nonetheless, the referees weren’t satisfied to provide away a “fall” consequence.

After a breather, Pinki leveled the rating after which took a 6-4 lead with consecutive take-downs. Nonetheless, Hemmer once more refused to surrender and snatched two factors to advance to the wrestling world championships finals.

In the meantime, the Indian freestyle staff returned house and not using a medal. Ravinder (61kg) and Rohit (65kg) got here closest to profitable a bronze however missed out on the chance.

Sangeeta is making a comeback to aggressive wrestling after three years following knee points. She affected some splendid double leg assaults in each her bouts. Nonetheless, she misplaced factors on counter assaults and in addition ran out of steam in opposition to the Brazilian.

Wrestling World Championships Day 4 fixtures

50kg – Hanny Kumari. Vs M. Cheon (1/8)

53kg – Pooja Jatt vs Fujinami (1/8)

65kg – Bhateri vs Sali Kudaeva (Qual)

76kg – Kiran vs Kim (1/8)

The Wrestling World Championships bouts will start at 2pm.

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