World Wrestling: Neha Sharma in bronze-medal round; Divya, Sarita lose

Updated: Sep 19 2023 9:52PM

Belgrade, Sep 19 (PTI) Indian woman wrestler Neha Sharma made it to the bronze-medal round defeating Mariia Vynnyk in the repechage, while her compatriots Sarita Mor and Divya Kakran failed to make an impact at the UWW World Championships, losing their preliminary round bouts here on Tuesday.

Neha, competing in the non-Olympic 55kg category, defeated seventh seed Mariia Vynnyk of Ukraine 7-4 on points to set up a bronze-medal match against Anastasia Blayvas of Germany.

If Neha, seeded 19th, wins the contest later on Tuesday, it will be the Indian contingent's first medal in this edition of the World Championships.