Second gold in two weeks: Vinesh Phogat beats Canada’s Diana Weicker in ultimate at Rome Collection occasion | Different Sports activities Information
India’s star wrestler Vinesh Phogat bagged a gold medal within the 53kg class after her 4-0 win over Canada’s Diana Weicker within the ultimate of the Matteo Pellicone Rating Collection occasion in Rome. This was Vinesh’s second gold in two weeks.
Vinesh loved an ideal present in opposition to her opponent within the ultimate at Rome as she kicked-off the bout with a takedown, thus incomes a 2-0 lead within the begin. She then went to seize one other two factors, whereas Weicker tried to battle her approach again into the competition.
However Phogat’s sturdy defence made positive that the Indian entered the break with a 4-0 benefit.
Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat wins GOLD medal (53kg) after defeating Canada’s Diana Weicker 4-0 in Last of Matteo Pellicone Rating Collection occasion in Rome
Its 2nd Gold medal for Vinesh in 2 weeks!
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Weicker tried to shift the momentum after the break however the Indian proved to be too sturdy in her defence, not permitting her opponent take management of the proceedings. Throughout the dying moments of the bout, Vinesh tried to steal extra factors by trying a double leg on her opponent, however Weicker managed to counter it. Nonetheless, no factors have been awarded to both wrestler.
Finally, the Indian maintained the 4-0 benefit and went on to safe her second ultimate in simply two weeks.
Vinesh had pinned 2017 world champion V Kaladzinskay to seize a gold medal on the Excellent Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial match in Kiev, Ukraine final week.