Vinesh Phogat won the 53kg gold, her first at the tournament, while Anshu Malik and Divya Kakran also won gold. Sakshi Malik took silver. Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat went unbeaten through the day and without dropping a point to win the 53kg gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships at Almaty, Kazakhstan on Friday. This was her third-straight gold of , after earlier winning in Ukraine and at the Matteo Pellicone Memorial in Rome. She then got a walkover in the semi-finals as Korean Hyunyoung Oh pulled out due to injury. Vinesh Phogat was up against Hsieh for a second time in the day in the final.
Vinesh Phogat wins maiden gold at Asian Wrestling Championship
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The men's tournament began in and The women's tournament was first staged in , and it has been held every year. All-time medal count, as of the Asian Wrestling Championships. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Astana Times.