Asian Wrestling C'ships: Three Indians enter bronze-medal playoffs

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Asian Games bronze-medallist Divya Kakran, Manju Kumari and Seema on Thursday made it to the bronze medal play-offs of the Asian Wrestling Championships' women's competition in Xi'an, China.

While Kakran and Manju reached the bronze medal round after losing their semifinal bouts, Seema made it to the third-fourth place match after winning her repechage bout.

Kakran lost out on a place in the final of 68 kilogram as she went down to Feng Zhou of China 4-14 in the semifinals. Manju Kumari suffered a defeat at the hands of Battsetseg Altantsetseg of Mongolia 6-15 in the last four stage to settle for a place in the bronze-medal round of 59 kilogram.

Seema will also vie for a third-place finish in 50 kilogram, where she will face Valentina Ivanovna Islamova Brik of Kazakhstan. (AIR NEWS)

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