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Sakshi Malik received gold on the UWW Rating Sequence© WFI

Sakshi Malik’s struggles had been nowhere to be seen as a fearless and aggressive Rio Olympics bronze medallist grabbed her first worldwide gold medal in virtually 5 years on the UWW Rating Sequence occasion in Almaty on Friday. India’s Mansi (57kg) and Divya Kakran (68kg) too earned high of the rostrum finishes. One other Indian, Pooja received a bronze medal in 76kg. However the day belonged to Sakshi, who has been struggling until the current CWG trials. She was persistently dropping to younger Sonam Malik within the 62kg class and even missed qualification for the Tokyo Video games however seemed utterly remodeled on Friday as she fought her bouts with large confidence.

She started with a win by technical superiority in opposition to Kazakhstan’s Irina Kuznetsova and adopted that up with one other large 9-3 win over Uzbekistan’s Rushana Abdirasulova.

As Mongolia’s Tserenchimed Sukhee forfeited her semifinal, Sakshi entered the ultimate, the place she pinned Kuznetsova whereas main 7-4, beating the house wrestler for a second time within the day.

Sakshi stood out along with her double leg assaults and agility, hardly giving respiratory tempo to her opponents. Even when her rival received a problem to take 5-3 lead, Sakshi was not perturbed and received in an emphatic style.

The final time she received a gold was in 2017 Commonwealth Championship whilst she received two bronze medals on the Asian Championships in 2020 and 2022.

Additionally profitable the gold was Mansi (57kg), who received her closing bout 3-0 in opposition to Kazakshtan’s Emma Tissina, who hardly made a transfer. Mansi obtained push out factors as largely the 2 wresters had been concerned in standing wrestling.

Divya received two of her bouts by ‘fall’ — in opposition to Mongolia’s Delgermaa Enkhsaikhan and Kazakhstan’s Albina Kairgeldinova — however misplaced the ultimate bout 10-14 to Mongolia’s Bolortungalag Zorigt within the four-wrestler 68kg class.


Zorigt additionally completed with two wins and a defeat (in opposition to Delgermaa) however since Divya had extra convincing outcomes, she was declared winner.

India now have received 5 medals with Greco Roman wrestler Neeraj clinching a bronze in 63kg class on Thursday.

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