World Wrestling Championships: Anshu Malik Becomes First Indian Woman To Win Silver, Sarita Bags Bronze

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New Delhi: Anshu Malik settled for a silver medal after losing her 57kg final to 2016 Olympic champion Helen Lousie Maroulis but Sarita Mor grabbed her maiden medal at the big stage by winning the 59kg bronze, at the first woman world champion in wrestling on Thursday.

Anshu lost her final bout 1-4 to two-time Olympic medallist Helen Maroulis at the World Championships in Oslo, Norway. Meanwhile, another Indian grappler Sarita Mor(59kg) also won a bronze medal for the nation.

Anshu, a cadet World champion and a junior Worlds silver medallist, was the third Indian to reach the final of the World championships after 2010 champion Sushil Kumar and 2018 silver medallist Bajrang Punia.

 

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