Matteo Pellicone wrestling: Sarita bags silver in 57kg

Matteo Pellicone wrestling: Sarita bags silver in 57kg

Asian champion Sarita Mor settled for silver in the women’s 57kg category of the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series wrestling after going down to Giullia Rodrigues of Brazil 2-4 in the final here.

India’s Anshu missed bronze after Italian Rancesca Indelicato defeated her in the semi-finals in the 57kg category (via an injury rule).

Sarita, 25, clinched the 59kg gold at the Asian Championship in Delhi last year. She is a seven-time national champion.

In the men’s category, Kuldeep Malik won bronze in the Greco-Roman 72kg category, after going down to Chingiz Labazanov of Russia 0-10.

In the 130kg Greco-Roman semi-finals, Naveen defeated Stepan David of Czech Republic to clinch bronze.

In the 63kg category, Neeraj beat Samuel Jones of the USA 6-4 to bag bronze.

Overall, the Indian Greco-Roman team finished fifth with 82 points.

Russia finished on top with 175 points, followed by Hungary (145), Turkey (136), and Kazakhstan (134 points).

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