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Vinesh Phogat wins wrestling gold Matteo Pelicone to regain first place, Bajrang Punia till last

Vinesh Phogat defeated Canada’s Diana Mary Helen Weicker 4-0 within the 53kg last.

File picture of Vinesh Phogat. Picture: Twitter @Phogat_Vinesh

Rome: Dwelling as much as expectations, star Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat gained the 53kg gold medal with world No.1 whereas Bajrang Punia reserved his place within the last of the 65kg males’s occasion, the Matteo Pellicone Rating Collection, Sunday.

It was the second gold for Vinesh in as many weeks with a dominant victory because the 26-year-old world bronze medalist blanked Canada’s Diana Mary Helen Weicker 4-0 within the title conflict.

Vinesh scored all of his factors within the first half and saved his lead within the second to safe a spot atop the rostrum.

#TOPSAthlete wrestler @Phogat_Vinesh continues her constructive return to competitors as she wins gold within the ladies’s 53 kg on the #MatteoPellicone #WrestleRome rating sequence. She hasn’t misplaced some extent in any of her 5 video games on this event. #Catch pic.twitter.com/RA6t0f12e1

Vinesh had gained a gold medal in Kiev final week and this efficiency would give him confidence that his preparations for the Tokyo Olympics are on observe.

The Indian entered the occasion as world quantity three however is again to world primary leaping 14 factors. The Canadian was ranked as little as 40 earlier than the event, however is now simply behind Vinesh in second.

Vinesh hasn’t conceded a single level at this event, successful two of her three fights pinning rivals whereas securing harm stoppages within the different two within the eight-woman area.

Sarita Mor had gained a silver medal within the 57 kg on Saturday.

For Bajrang, the primary was Selim Kozan, a former junior world champion from Turkey. The Indian simply crushed him with a rating of 7-0. Kozan made a number of assaults, principally from the precise, however the Indian defended nicely.

Bajrang scored with disassembly and intestine wrench actions.

He confronted stiff competitors from American Joseph Christopher McKenna, however gained 6-3 within the semifinals.

Bajrang appeared to have improved his leg protection, however the American took his proper leg thrice. Bajrang, nonetheless, made positive McKenna did not reap the benefits of the catch.

Within the fast bout, Bajrang took a break with a 4-2 lead, scoring runs with one out.

The American closed the result in 3-4 late within the second interval with a push, however Bajrang sealed the issue with a two-run.

He’ll now face Tulga Tumur Ochir of Mongolia, who prevented an all-Indian last by beating Rohit 4-0 within the different 65kg semi-final. Rohit will now battle for bronze.

Within the 74kg quarter-final, Narsingh Pancham Yadav began with a snug victory by technical superiority over Italian Finizio however misplaced to 2012 Olympic champion and four-time world champion Jordan Ernest Burroughs within the semi-final.

He can even battle for bronze. for the Olympics which she gained on the World Championships in 2019.

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