Cadets World C: Jaskaran takes silver, bronze for Chirag and Jaideep

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Jaskaran in action during the quarterfinals of Cadets World C’ships.

Indian wrestler Yaskaran Singh settled for a silver medal after losing an intense final while Chirag and Jaidip won bronze at the World Cadet Championships here on Wednesday.

Finally, against Uzbekistan’s Kamronbek Kadamov in the 60kg final, Yaskaran lost 2-6 after falling behind 5-5 in the first period.

Kadamov stood out with his strong grips, power and energy. Yaskaran was left to defend himself, seriously digging into his chances. Kadamov got tired towards the end, but Yaskaran could not take advantage.

Chirag took bronze to 51 kg after the winner in a fierce battle, in which he won with 9: 6, after losing 0: 3 against the Azerbaijani Elman Mammadov.

In the 71kg bronze medal playoff, Jaidip easily defeated Romanian Gigi Marian Subtirika 7-3.

However, Shurya missed the podium finish after losing his bronze medal playoff match 0-4 to Kyrgyzstan’s Imronbek Rakhmanov.

On Tuesday, Aman Gulia (48kg) Sagar Jaglan (80kg) became world champion.

In the women’s competition, Tanu reached the final of 43 kg in an extremely dominant way, winning all her matches with technical superiority. Her semifinal against Kazakhstan’s Aida Alzhanova lasted only 35 seconds.

In the final, she will face Valeria Mikitic of Belarus.

Also until the match for the gold medal was Priya in the category up to 73 kg. She remained stable in her defense and beat the stronger-looking Russian Maria Akulincheva with 9: 0.

Warsaw was also on its way to the final, but lost its semi-final when it had to defend only for the last 2 seconds, but allowed the victory of the Hungarian Eniko Elekes. Now she will fight for bronze.

Hansaben Rathore (57 kg) and Neha Kiran (49 kg) could not reach the medal round.



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