Congratulations to Anshu Malik who won a silver medal in the wrestling championship and Saritha Mor who won the 2021 World Bronze. Congratulations on the future endeavors of these athletes, ”the Prime Minister tweeted.
Congratulations to @OLyAnshu for winning the Silver and @ saritamor3 for winning the Bronze at the World Wrestling Championship 2021. Best wishes to these outstanding athletes for their future endeavours. pic.twitter.com/2HNzheJ6G7
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 10, 2021
Anshu Malik won a silver medal in the 57 kg category at the World Wrestling Championships in Oslo. In the final, Anshu lost to Helen Maroulis 1-4. Anshu is the current Asian champion. This is the first time an Indian woman wrestler has won a silver medal at the World Championships.
India’s Saritha Mor won the bronze medal. The bronze medalist won the World Wrestling Championship by defeating Sweden’s Lindborg 8-2. Saritha won in the 59 kg category.
Anshu Malik had sought medical help several times. Anshu, who is in good form, was expecting gold. But the injury was getting worse. Geeta Fogat, Babita Fogat, Vinesh Fogat and Pooja Danda had won bronze medals for India at previous championships.