Wrestler Vinesh Phogat

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Vinesh Phogat Clinches Gold, Regains World Number One Spot

Ace Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat has clinched a gold in the prestigious Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series, consequently leaping by 14 points to retrieve her world number one rank. Vinesh surmounted the opening session and continued to lead in the second to defeat Canada's Diana Mary Helen Weicker by 4-0 in the 53kg category. Notably, Vinesh is India's only female wrestler to have qualified for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 05:53 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Vinesh Phogat, Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series, World Number One, Tokyo Games

Courtesy: The Indian Express