Pinki loses bronze play-off, kids additionally battle at World Wrestling Championship

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India wrestler Pinki’s bid to win her maiden World Championship medal fell flat as she misplaced the bronze play-off 2-5 to America’s Jenna Rose Burkert whereas the opposite kids within the ladies’s squad additionally struggled right here on Tuesday.Burkert didn’t let Pinki play her sport because the American straight-jacketed her together with her arm and head locks.

With lower than a minute to go and trailing 0-5, Pinki effected a two-pointer however Burkert didn’t let Indian make one other transfer.

Pinki, the 2020 Asian champion, had misplaced a gruelling semi-final on Monday to Germany’s Nina Hemmer to overlook out on a historic closing.

Pinki was third Indian to achieve a medal spherical in thisedition of the championship however did not earn a podium end after defeat of Ravinder (61kg) and Rohit (65kg) within the males’s free fashion bronze medal matches.

Early within the day, the younger Indian wrestlers, together with proficient Hanny Kumari, expectedly discovered the going robust.

Competing within the 50kg class, 18-year-old Hanny confirmed some spark when she started with a 9-2 win over Korea’s Miran Cheon however her problem within the quarterfinal towards Russia’s Nadezhda Sokolova lasted simply 35 seconds.

Sokolova took a commanding 6-0 lead within the first 15 seconds of the bout, severely denting the arrogance of the Indian teenager and completed the bout very quickly.

Within the 53kg, Pooja bought a wrestling lesson from Japanese prodigy Akari Fujinami, who’s but to lose a bout in her profession.

Pooja didn’t need to play any Qualification spherical however misplaced her pre-quarterfinal by technical superiority.

Teenager Bhateri did not get a single level, not to mention profitable a spherical, as she misplaced 0-8 to Russia’s Dinara Kudaeva Salikhova.

Kiran (76kg) was the one senior participant on the mat for India within the morning session however as typical she struggled on the large stage.

She started with a 6-0 win towards Korea’s Kim Cholee however misplaced her quarterfinal ‘by fall’ to America’s Adeline Maria Grey. 

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