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‘India’s Women Power’: Indian wrestler Priya Malik bags gold medal

Budapest: Woman has once again made India proud at international sports events. Indian wrestler Priya Malik won a gold medal in the women’s 73 kg weight category at the World Cadet Wrestling Championship held in Budapest in Hungary on Sunday. The news comes just a day after wrestler Mirabai Chanu won silver medal in the Women’s 49 kg category yesterday at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Malik defeated Kseniya Patapovich of Belarus by 5-0 in the finals. Priya Malik is the first Indian to win a gold medal at the World Wrestling championship. She had won gold medals at the National Cadet Championship in Patna and at the National School Games.

Also Read: Tokyo Olympics: Full Schedule of ‘Team India’ 

Earlier on Thursday, another Indian wrestler Varsha had won the bronze medal in the 65 kg category by defeating Duygu Gen of Turkey.


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