Bhateri loses in semi-final, to fight for bronze in Zagreb

Updated: Feb 3 2023 11:12PM

Zagreb (Croatia), Feb 3 (PTI) Junior world championships silver medallist Bhateri will fight for bronze in women's 65kg category after losing by technical superiority to Japan's Mahiro Yoshitake in the Zagreb Open, here Friday.

The 22-year-old Indian wrestler will now take on Croatia's Iva Geric in the bronze medal match.

Though Bhateri started the bout on a positive note, matching the Japanese wrestler in speed and technique, she was overpowered in the second period with her opponent effecting six take-down moves.