November 28, 2022


Tokyo Olympics: India’s Sonam Malik misplaced her opening-round match within the last few seconds of the final spherical however her marketing campaign on the Video games remains to be not over regardless of the defeat.

Sonam Malik was main all through the bout however misplaced it within the last few seconds (SAI Picture)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sonam Malik misplaced to Mongolia’s Bolortuya Khurelkhuu within the girls’s freestyle 62kg 1/8 last
  • 19-year-old Sonam misplaced regardless of the bout ending 2-2 on factors after the three rounds
  • Sonam will get an opportunity to compete within the repechage spherical if Bolortuya reaches the ultimate

India’s wrestling marketing campaign on the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday started on a disappointing observe as Sonam Malik misplaced her opening bout in opposition to Bolortuya Khurelkhuu within the girls’s freestyle 62kg 1/8 last.

Sonam picked up some extent every within the first two rounds by throwing her opponent out of the mat, formally referred to as push-outs in wrestling, and was main 2-0 till the ultimate few seconds within the final spherical when Bolortuya turned the match round by clinching two factors to stage the phrases.

Bolortuya was declared the winner for grabbing her factors with a landing and subsequently, gained the bout regardless of the match ending stage on factors.

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Sonam Malik remains to be not out of the Tokyo Video games but and can get an opportunity to compete within the repechage spherical if Bolortuya reaches the ultimate on this weight class.

The 19-year-old Sonam was the primary to take mat within the 62kg class, pitted in opposition to Mongolia’s Asian Championship silver medallist Bolortuya Khurelkhuu. Hailing from Sonipat, Haryana, Sonam was born on April 15, 2002, and are available from a household of wrestlers.

Sonam’s dedication and keenness is laudable because the teen commenced her profession by successful gold within the Nationwide Faculty Video games in 2016.

As Sonam participated in occasions, the Indian wrestler made her worldwide mark by successful bronze within the Cadet Asian Wrestling Championship and the Cadet World Wrestling Championship in 2018. The next yr Sonam gained the gold medal within the Cadet World Wrestling Championship.



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