Indian wrestler Seema Bisla punched her ticket to the Tokyo Olympics as she got the better of Poland’s Anna Lukasiak at the World Olympic Wrestling Qualifiers in the 50kg semifinal in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Friday.
Seema edged past European bronze medallist Lukasiak to become the fourth woman wrestler from the country to secure an Olympic slot. The Indian gave away just one passivity point and put up a resolute display to secure the win.
She becomes the second Indian wrestler to earn a Olympics ticket in as many days as Sumit Malik also qualified in the men’s 125kg category on Thursday.
Earlier, Seema, an Asian championships bronze medal winner, beat Anastasiya Yanotava of Belarus 8-0 and 2018 Youth Olympics champion Emma Jonna Malmgren of Sweden 10-2 in the quarterfinals to reach…