RITU CLINCHES SILVER MEDAL
Wrestler Ritu Phogat (48kg) clinched a silver medal in the Under-23 Senior World Wrestling Championship at Poland. The 23-year-old, who had won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship last year, lost against Turkish Wrestler Demirhan in the gold medal bout to settle for a silver. In the quarterfinal, Ritu defeated Bulgarian Wrestler Selishka 4-2 points before defeating Chinese Wrestler Jiang Zhu 4-3 points in the semifinal. Ritu had won the National championship in Indore this month. She also won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships in May this year. Ritu played for Revanta Mumbai Garud in season 1 and Jaipur Ninjas in season 2 of Pro Wrestling league. She was the most expensive women Indian player in season 2.