Malik was in her dominant form in this match which lasted for one minute and four seconds. She crushed her Australian opponent as she took a 6-0 lead by pinning and rolling the Australian out of the ring
Anshu Malik grapples Symeonic of Australia during Women Freestyle 57 kg Wrestling event at Commonwealth Games 2022. Pic/ PTI
Indian wrestler Anshu Malik started her Commonwealth Games 2022 campaign with a win as she defeated Irene Symeonidis of Australia in her Women's Freestyle 57 kg category match to enter the semi-finals on Friday.
Malik was in her dominant form in this match which lasted for one minute and four seconds. She crushed her Australian opponent as she took a 6-0 lead by pinning and rolling the Australian out of the ring.
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Technical skill-wise, Malik was just too good for Symeonidis and this factor helped her win.
Later, Sakshi Malik defeated Kelsey Barnes of England by 10-0 via technical skill-wise in the Women's Freestyle 62 kg to enter the semi-finals. While Indian grappler Divya Kakran suffered a defeat against Blessing Oborududu of Nigeria by 0-11.
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