Pooja Gehlot wins silver at U-23 World Wrestling Championships

Pooja Gehlot bagged silver medal in the ongoing U-23 World Wrestling Championships.

The wrestler lost her final clash against Japan’s Haruno Okuno.

“Many congratulations to #PoojaGehlot for winning the silver medal in women’s 53 kg event at the U-23 World #Wrestling C’ships after going down to 2017 World Sr. champion Haruna Okuno.#KheloIndia,” SAI Media tweeted.

Gehlot’s silver-medal performance matches India’s best result at the Championships.

India’s Ritu Phogat had also won the silver medal in 2017 in Poland.

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On Thursday, Gehlot had defeated Turkey’s Zeynip Yetgil 8-4 to reach the finals of the competition.

(With ANI inputs)

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