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India’s Mansi wins silver in Junior Asian Wrestling Championships

India women won their second silver in the freestyle section of the Junior Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi on Friday.

other sports Updated: Jul 20, 2018 23:51 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Mansi,Junior Asian Wrestling Championships,Swati Sanjay Shinde
Mansi won silver in the 57 kg category of the Junior Asian Wrestling Championships. (Image for representation only)(Hindustan Times)

India won two medals with Mansi claiming silver and Swati Sanjay Shinde bronze in their respective weight categories in women’s freestyle in the Junior Asian Wrestling Championships at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex here on Friday.

In 57 kg, Mansi reached the final but lost to Japan’s Akie Hania 0-10. Swati beat Duangnapa Boonyasu of Thailand 10-0 in the 53 kg bronze playoff.

The other Indians in action, Anshu (62kg), Tina (65kg) and Sonika Hooda (72kg) missed a podium finish.

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India had won a silver and two bronze medals on Thursday -- Divya Kakran (68kg) claiming silver and Reena (55kg) and Karuna (76kg) bronze in women’s freestyle.

The overall trophy went to Japan, who finished with seven gold medals.

First Published: Jul 20, 2018 23:50 IST