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World Wrestling Championships: Anshu Malik scripts history, becomes first Indian woman to win silver medal

Prime News, International and National Sport, Wrestling, Oslo (Norway), October 8:- Indian grappler Anshu Malik has scripted history as she became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in the World Wrestling Championships.

Anshu Malik lost to Olympic medalist Helen Maroulis of the USA 4-1 in the summit clash of women’s 57 kg category at Oslo in Norway on Thursday (October 7).

Maroulis won the gold medal after her splendid show. Anshu Malik is a two-time Asian Championship medalist, which includes gold and a ranking series silver medalist.

India’s Sarita Mor, a two-time Asian champion, won a bronze medal in the women’s 59 kilogram category after beating Sweden’s Sara Lindborg 8-2 in the playoff. Previously, only five Indian women had won bronze at the world championships. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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