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Wrestling: With victory at Yasar Dogu International, Vinesh Phogat clinches back-to-back gold medals


Vinesh’s was third gold in the women’s competition for India after Seema (50kg) and Manju (59kg) triumphed in their respective categories.

Indian grappler Vinesh Phogat won her second consecutive gold in 53kg category, winning the Yasar Dogu International wrestling event with a commanding victory over Russia’s Ekaterina Poleshchuk in Istanbul.

The top Indian woman wrestler, who stood atop the podium at Grand Prix of Spain last week, beat her Russian opponent 9-5 in the final of the UWW ranking series tournament.

Vinesh’s was third gold in the women’s competition for India after Seema (50kg) and ...


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