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Anshu enters wrestling individual World Cup final

Sports Lounge Staff



Anshu Malik

Belgrade: Anshu Malik (57kg) on Tuesday reached the final of the wrestling Individual World Cup in Belgrade, Serbia.

Anshu, 19, beat Russian Veronika Chumikova 7-4 to seal a silver medal on the fourth day of the competition and she now faces Moldova’s Anastasia Nichita in the final on Wednesday.

Anshu had earlier beaten Alyona Kolesnik 4-2, followed by a win against Laura Mertens 3-1 in quarterfinals.

Meanwhile, Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik (65kg) was knocked out by Bulgaria’s Mimi Nikolova Hristova by technical superiority on Day 4. Asian champion Sarita Mor (59kg) lost 9-2 to Germany’s Sandra Paruszewski.

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