Antim Panghal News / The wrestler who challenged Vinesh Phogat, the Antim Panghal raised the country's prestige, created history

Zoom News : Aug 19, 2023, 10:34 AM
Antim Panghal News: India's young female wrestling player Antim Panghal has created history. The latter has won the gold medal in the Under-20 World Championship being played in Amman, Jordan. He won this medal in the 53 kg weight category. Last time also he had won the gold medal in the same category and this time he has successfully defended his title. With this, he has created history by winning two consecutive medals in this tournament. She is the first woman wrestler from India to win two consecutive gold medals in this tournament.

The latter won the gold medal by defeating Maria Yefremova of Ukraine 4-0 in the title match. The latter has shown a strong game throughout the tournament. The last is the player who will represent India in the Asian Games. India's veteran female wrestler Vinesh Phogat had withdrawn from these games and after that the last got a place in this tournament.

Fought against Vinesh

The last wrestler who raised his voice against Vinesh Phogat. Vinesh was directly given the Asian Games ticket by the adhoc committee looking after the work of the Wrestling Federation of India. But the latter had raised his voice against it. She had come with her family to protest outside the office of the Indian Olympic Association. She did not stop here and filed a petition in the Delhi High Court against giving Vinesh a direct entry in the Asian Games. But she returned disappointed from the court. Then luck favored her and Vinesh withdrew her name due to being unfit, which gave the last a chance.

These players also won medals

Apart from the latter, Savita has also been successful in winning the gold medal in 62 kg. In the title match, Savita defeated A. Paola Montero Chirinos of Venezuela on the basis of technical superiority. Prior to these two, on Thursday, Priya Malik won the gold medal by winning the title in the 76 kg category. India has won a total of seven medals in this tournament, out of which three are gold medals. Last Kundu won silver medal in 65 kg weight category, Reena won silver medal in 57 kg and Arju won bronze medal in 68 kg, besides Harshita won bronze medal in 72 kg weight category.