Pooja wins silver; Sajan aims for bronze at U-23 World Championships

first_img 10 months ago Pooja Bhatt: 4 movies that made fans appreciate her acting skills WE RECOMMEND 11 months ago ‘Thalapathy 64’: Vijay-starrer goes on floors with pooja, cast attends Suman Ray 10 months ago Pooja Bhatt: Taking a look at the director’s filmy family tree COMMENT FOLLOW US SUBSCRIBE TO US LIVE TVcenter_img Written By WATCH US LIVE Pooja Gehlot (53kg) won India’s second silver medal from the Under-23 World Championships 2019 in Budapest, Hungary on Friday after going down 0-2 to Japan’s 2017 world champion Haruna Okuno. Gehlot emulated freestyle expert Ravinder (61kg)’s feat, who also won a silver medal earlier this week.READ | Pooja Gehlot In 53kg Final Of Under-23 World Wrestling ChampionshipSanjay Bhanwal fights for bronzeMeanwhile, three-time World Junior Wrestling Championships medallist Sajan Bhanwal (77kg) lost a close semi-final bout 4-5 to Japan’s Kodai Sakuraba. He will now fight for the bronze on Saturday. A terrific Bhanwal had earlier blanked Jesse Alexander Porter 6-0 in the qualifiers to move into the pre-quarter-finals, where he notched up a 3-1 win over Azerbaijan’s Tunjay Vazirzade. The unstoppable Bhanwal, one of the best Greco-Roman talents to have emerged from India, then rushed into the semi-finals on the back of a strong 6-2 win over Per Albin Olofsson of Sweden. Among some of the other Greco-Roman results, Arjun Halakurki entered repechage even after his good run in 55kg came to an end in the quarter-finals when he narrowly went down 12-14 to Emin Narimanovitch Sefershaev of Russia.READ | Ulyas To Run 250 Km Ultra Marathon World Championship In FranceHalakurki gets another chanceBut with the Russian making it to the summit showdown, Halakurki got another chance. Earlier he had beaten Giovanni Freni of Italy 13-9 in the qualifiers and Sebastian Kolompar of Serbia 9-0 in the pre-quarter-finals. Sunil Kumar advanced from the 87kg qualifiers to the pre-quarter-finals by sheer dint of his 7-2 victory over Algeria’s Sid Azara. In the next round, he was shown the door by Ukraine’s Semen Novikov in a 0-8 loss.In 63kg, Ranjeet had it tough against top seed Slavik Galstyan and went down 0-8 in his opening bout. In 130kg, Deepak Poonia could not make much of an impact and succumbed to a 1-6 defeat at the hands of USA’s David Tate Orndorff in the qualification round.READ | Manju Rani Speaks To Republic After World Championship SilverREAD | Manju Rani Rewrites History With A Silver On World Championship Debut First Published: 2nd November, 2019 00:15 IST Last Updated: 2nd November, 2019 00:15 IST Pooja Wins Silver; Sajan Aims For Bronze At U-23 World Championships Pooja Gehlot won India’s second silver medal from the Under-23 World Championships 2019 in Budapest, Hungary on Friday after going down to Japanese Haruna Okuno 10 months ago Sadak 2: Alia Bhatt’s picture gets intense caption from Pooja Bhatt 10 months ago Pooja Gehlot in 53kg final of Under-23 World Wrestling Championshiplast_img read more