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Ritu Phogat bags silver in U-23 World Wrestling Championship


Haryana girl Ritu Phogat won the the silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland.  In the final she lost to Turkish wrestler Demirhan. Ritu defeated Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu 4-3 points in the semi-final. In the quarter-final,  she went past Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka in 4-2 points.

Ritu Phogat is performing well in recent times. She had won the National championship in Indore in 2017. She also won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships in May this year.  

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