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Posted at: Dec 7, 2018, 12:51 AM; last updated: Dec 7, 2018, 12:51 AM (IST)

State wrestlers continue to dominate national girls c’ship

State wrestlers continue to dominate national girls c’ship
Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar declares bout open at the National School Girls Wrestling Championship in Sonepat. Photo: BS Malik

Our Correspondent
Sonepat, December 6

Haryana girls dominated the second day’s bouts of the five-day 64th National School Girls Wrestling Championship, being organised at Geetanjali Senior Secondary School, Guru Sadan, Badwasni, in the district.

According to Jagbir Malik, Assistant Education Officer, in the U-19 category, Jyoti of Haryana won the gold by defeating Arshdeep of Punjab in 76-kg weight category final. In 62-kg category final, Pushpa of Haryana defeated Vaishnavi of Uttar Pradesh and Unnati of Delhi clinched the gold by defeating Sangeeta of Haryana in 53-kg weight category.

Similarly, in U-17 bouts, Ishita of CBSE defeated Kalyani of Maharashtra in 46-kg category. Priyanka of Haryana clinched the gold in 61-kg weight category by defeating S Jayanti of Maharastra and in 69-kg category, Priya of Haryana defeated Ravita of CBSE.

Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar visited the site on Thursday and encouraged the young wrestlers to play whole-heartedly and with sportsman spirit.

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