Wrestler Geeta Phogat wins bronze in Asian championship

New Delhi: Geeta Phogat won a bronze medal in the Women's Freestyle 58kg category in the Senior Asian Wrestling championship in Doha yesterday.

She defeated Vietnam's Thi Loan Nyguen by Fall verdict in the bronze medal play-off.

En-route to the bronze medal play off, Geeta lost in pool bout only to Kaori Icho of Japan, the Olympic gold medallist.

In the men's freestyle category, Hitender has also made it to the bronze medal play off round. His bout is scheduled later tonight.

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