World U-23 Wrestling Championships: Anju bags bronze in 55kg category

Anju bags bronze in 55kg category in World U-23 Championships. She defeated Canada's Gascon to win the match.

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Shreyasi Sen
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The Indian U23 wrestler Anju bags bronze in 55kg category at the ongoing Under-23 World Championships. She concluded her win over Canada's Virginie Gascon. The Indian lead 17-6 to grapple the match just before the final buzzer.

Anju bags bronze in 55kg category in World U23 championships-Sportz Point

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In the first 30 seconds, Anju came up aggressively and took down the lead to 2-0. Gascon hit back and not only took down the Indian but also rolled her over twice to race to a 6-2 lead in no time. And this was the only time when Canadian looked like a threat to Anju.

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With one minute still left in the first period, Anju hit back with some vengeance and lead 7-6 at the break.

In the second half Anju left no choice for Gancon. She did it with her blood and soul. And ultimately Anju bags bronze in 55kg category.

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