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Asiad: Vinesh, Geetika win bonze medals in wrestling

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Asian Games IncheonIncheon, Sep 27:

Indian wrestler Vinesh bagged the bronze medal in the women freestyle 48kg category in the 17th Asian Games at the Dowon Gymnasium here Saturday.

The Commonwealth Games gold medalist defeated Mongolia’s Narangerel Erdenesukh 4-0 in the bronze medal match that lasted two minutes and 31 seconds.

Indian wrestler Geetika Jakhar won an Asian Games bronze medal in the women’s freestyle 63kg event at the Dowon Gymnasium here Saturday.

The Indian defeated Vietnam’s Thi Hien Ly 5-0 in less than a minute. Geetika’s medal came minutes after her compatriot Vinesh Phogat also won a bronze medal in freestyle wrestling.