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Wrestling News: Seven girls from Haryana qualify for Under-23 World Championships

Seven girls from Haryana and one each from Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chandigarh qualify for the Under-23 World Championships to be held in Romania, starting on November 12. They had all won gold medals at the U-23 National Wrestling Championships in Chittorgarh. The domination of Haryana women was evident right from the beginning, Ankush was the first one to start their medal-glut when she beat Ankita of Delhi 5-3 on points in the 53 kg match-up. Pinki from Haryana beat Uttarakhand’s Archana 10-4 in the 55 kg category. While Anjali outsmarted UP’s Bharati Bhagel 6-3 in 59 kg. In the 63 kg event, Pooja of Haryana pinned down Pooja Tomar from UP, winning the final 6-3. In 72 kg and 76 kg, the two Haryana girls, Naina and Pooja, lived up their expectations to beat their Punjab opponents, Kulwinder Kaur 10-4 and Navjot Kaur 10-5.

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  • Released : 30-Sep-2018

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