Geeta Phogat's sister Ritu wins silver in U-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship

Updated: 26 November, 2017 10:19 IST | PTI | New Delhi

India wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) clinched the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland

India wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) clinched the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland. The 23-year-old, who had won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship last year, lost against Turkish Wrestler Demirhan in the gold medal bout to settle for a silver."

Ritu Phogat
Ritu Phogat

In quarterfinal, Ritu defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka 4-2 points before defeating Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu 4-3 points in the semifinal. Ritu had won the National chamionship in Indore this month. She also won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships in May this year.

First Published: 26 November, 2017 09:47 IST

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