Agra, January 31
Divya Kakran, who endured the Covid-19 infection a couple of months back, suffered a shock defeat to Uttar Pradesh’s Rajini in a 68kg first-round bout of the senior Women’s National Wrestling Championship here today.
Divya, who won gold at the Asian Wrestling Championship in February last year, lost 6-8. Rajini won the silver. Haryana’s Anita took the gold.
In 53kg, Maharashtra’s Nandani clinched the gold, while Mamta Rani of Delhi bagged the silver.
In 59kg, Railways’ Sarita won the gold, while the silver went to Sanju Devi of Haryana. The bronze medals were claimed by Neha of Delhi and Anjali of Haryana. Railways’ Nisha won the 65kg gold, while Monika of Rajasthan clinched the silver. Punjab’s Jaspreet Kaur and Nikki of Railways won a bronze each.
Railways’ Kiran won the 76kg gold, while the silver was claimed by Rani of Himachal Pradesh. The bronze medals went to Pooja of Haryana and Kajal of Uttarakhand. — PTI