Asian Games 2018: Divya Kakran bags bronze in women’s 68 kg freestyle wrestling
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Asian Games 2018: Divya Kakran bags bronze in women’s 68 kg freestyle wrestling

Divya Kakran Asian championships silver-medallist prevailed on account of Technical Superiority with the final scoreline reading 10-0.

asian games 2018 Updated: Aug 22, 2018 15:34 IST
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India's Divya Kakran (blue) during her 68 kg freestyle wrestling match against Mongolia’s Tumentsetseg Sharkhuu at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)

Divya Kakran added the first bronze to India’s wrestling tally at the 18th Asian Games, beating Taipei’s Chen Wenling in the third-place play-off bout for the 68kg category, here on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old Asian championships silver-medallist prevailed on account of Technical Superiority with the final scoreline reading 10-0.

Kakran’s medal takes India’s tally to 10 in the 18th edition of Asian Games.

Earlier, Bajrang Punia (65kg) and Vinesh Phogat (50kg) had claimed gold medals in their respective events.

Divya was a gold-winner at the Commonwealth Championships last year.

First Published: Aug 21, 2018 18:13 IST