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Asian Games 2018: Divya Kakran takes Bronze in the 68 kgs free-style women’s wrestling

Jakarta, Aug 21 (UNI) Divya Kakran bagged bronze medal in the 68 kg women’s freestyle wrestling taking India’s medal tally to ten on day three at the Asian Games here on Tuesday.

Divya became the second Indian women’s wrestler to win a medal here at the ongoing multi-sporting event. Earlier on Monday Vinesh Phogat clinched gold in 52kg catergory.

The Indian grappler destroyed her Chinese Taipei’s opponent Wenling Chen 10-0 and won on technical superiority.

“FANTASTIC MATCH, Divya Kakran! The star athlete has won a gold in #AsianGames2018 68 kg Freestyle Wrestling.Her medal is a testament to her relentless hard work & determination. Exceptional performance! #IndiatAtAsianGames,” Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore tweeted.

Savio Rodrigues

Savio Rodrigues Founder & Editor-in-Chief GoaChronicle.com

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