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Ibrahim Moustafa 2023 ranking series: India’s Ankit Gulia bags bronze medal

Cairo: in wrestling, India’s Greco Roman wrestler Ankit Gulia  won bronze medal in the Ibrahim Moustafa ranking-series in Alexandria, Egypt. The 19-year-old Indian wrestler lost 9-0 to Georgian Otar Abuladze. But he got the better of Nurzhigit Keneshbek Uulu of Kyrgyzstan 9-0 in the repechage round. Earlier Iranian 67kg Olympic champion Mohammadreza Abdolhamid Geraei withdrew from the bronze medal match due to an injury.

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This was India’s first medal at the ongoing tournament. Gulia had  won the U-15 Asian championships gold in 2019.


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