Vinesh Phogat Advances To Women’s 53kg Freestyle Quarterfinals At Tokyo Olympics 2020
Tokyo: Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat has advanced to the quarterfinals of Women’s 53kg freestyle after a win in her opening round at Tokyo 2020.
Vinesh dominated the fight against Rio Olympic bronze medallist Swedish Sofia Mattson and finally prevailed 7-1.
In Quarterfinals, Vinesh will take on Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus.
The Indian is the top seed in a loaded 53 kg draw, with Japan’s Mayu Mukaida, a heavy favourite at home, on the other side. She is a two-time former world champion in the category.