Vinesh Phogat defeated Sofia Mattsson in women’s freestyle wrestling

India’s Vinesh Phogat is fighting to the quarter-finals. In the women’s 53kg free-form category. The Indian woman defeated the Rio Olympics, a silver medallist. Sofia Mattsson of Sweden, by 7-1 in a comprehensive way.

India’s strong medal contender Vinesh Phogat. She knocked out Rio Olympics bronze-medallist Sofia Mattsson. She’s from Sweden to advance to women’s 53kg quarter-finals. Showing the art of turning resistance into the attack, on Thursday.

Vinesh Phogat defeated Sofia Mattsson in women's freestyle wrestling

Sofia Mattsson

The 26-year-old Indian wrestler strolled out. In addition, with a commanding 7-1 win over the Swede. She had beaten at the 2019 World Championship as well. Vinesh will confront Belarus’ Vanesa Kaladzinskaya. The ruling European champion, in the last eight, organize.

Moreover, each time Mattsson started a right-leg attack. Vinesh delivered an amazing counter-to-score point.

Vinesh Phogat defeated Sofia Mattsson in women's freestyle wrestling

Vinesh Phogat

Appearing her immense control, Vinesh turned the Swede from a difficult position. In other words, on the edge of the tangle. When she might have conceded a point. The Indian kept up the intensity throughout. And indeed got herself into a position. On a stick but the Swede got away the embarrassment.

Vinesh had beaten the Swede. In her opening circular of the 2019 World Championship. Also, she bolted her Tokyo Recreations quantity. And win a bronze award.

However, youthful Anshu Malik bowed out of the 57kg. In competition after losing her repechage round 1-5. To Russia’s Valeria Koblova, the Rio Olympics silver medallist.

Anshu never looked threatened by a stronger adversary. And was leading the bout at one arrange on criteria. But towards the conclusion, the Russian pulled off a two-pointer to nose ahead.

The 19-year-old Indian had lost her opener. To European winner Irina Kurachikina. But after the Belarusian advanced to the final. She bounced back to be in dispute.

Vinesh Phogat defeated Sofia Mattsson in women's freestyle wrestling

Deepak Punia and Ravi Dahiya

Lastly, Deepak Punia (86kg) and Ravi Dahiya (57kg) will battle for gold. Also, and bronze medal individually, within the evening session.

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