Making Nation Proud, Sonam Malik clinches gold in Cadet World Wrestling Championship

News Bharati    02-Aug-2019
Sofia, August 2: India's wrestling queen Sonam Malik won her second gold medal at the Cadet World Wrestling Championship in Sofia, Bulgaria. She won the 65kg gold after beating Binbin Xiang of China 7-1 in the final.

 
Sonam beat Lillian Alene Freitas of USA 7-1 in the last-8 before overcoming Ekaterina Glukhareva of Russia 4-1 in the semifinals. The 17-year-old from Madina village in Sonepat has now become a two-time cadet world champion, having also won gold in 2017. In 2018, she had won the bronze medal. 
 
Meanwhile, Komal will take on Sterling Blayke Dias of USA in the 40kg category final.