Vinesh Phogat clinches second gold in two weeks after beating Ekaterina Poleshchuk in Yasar Dogu International last

Istanbul: Star India grappler Vinesh Phogat gained her second consecutive gold in 53kg, profitable the Yasar Dogu International with a commanding victory over Russia’s Ekaterina Poleshchuk, right here.

The prime Indian lady wrestler, who stood atop the rostrum at Grand Prix of Spain final week, beat her Russian opponent 9-5 within the last of the UWW rating collection match.

Vinesh’s was third gold within the girls’s competitors for India after Seema (50kg) and Manju (59kg) triumphed of their respective classes.

En route the gold medal bout, Vinesh gained two of her three bouts by Technical Superiority.

Divya Kakran (68kg), who gained a gold in Madrid, and Pooja Dhanda (57kg), who gained a silver, didn’t attain the medal rounds. While Divya couldn’t clear the qualification spherical, Pooja misplaced within the quarterfinals.

Sakshi Malik, who was making a comeback after a minor damage, didn’t attain the medal rounds.

Sakshi misplaced her pre-quarterfinal however later acquired an opportunity to be in rivalry for a bronze medal however misplaced the repechage spherical by a detailed margin to Russia’s Uliana Tukurenova.

In the boys’s freestyle, Rahul Aware (61kg) had clinched his first profession Ranking Series title with a tactical 4-1 victory over Munir Aktas of Turkey. Utkarsh Kale had gained bronze in the identical class.

Deepak Punia settled for silver within the 86kg after shedding the ultimate to Azerbaijan’s Aleksandr Gostiyev 2-7.

Sumit added to India’s tally by profitable a bronze within the 125kg.

In the absence of Bajrang Punia, it was Sonba Tanaji Gongane, who competed within the 65kg however misplaced his bronze medal bout to Turkey’s Cengizhan Erdogan by Technical Superiority.

Rajneesh (70kg) and Viky (92kg) too misplaced their bronze medal bout whereas Amit Dhankar (74kg) and Styawart Kadiyan (97kg) couldn’t even cross their qualification rounds.

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