World Wrestling: Neha goes down fighting in bronze-medal round; Divya, Sarita make early exit

Belgrade: Indian woman wrestler Neha Sharma went down fighting to Anastasia Blayvas of Germany in the bronze-medal contest at the UWW World Championships, even as four other grapplers failed to make an impact here on Tuesday.

Neha, competing in the non-Olympic 55kg category, had made it to the bronze-medal round after defeating Mariia Vynnyk of Ukraine 7-4 in repechage to set up a fight against Anastasia.

But after a keen contest, the 19th ranked Indian lost on technical points to the world No.16 German.


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