Asian Championship gold medallist Sarita Mor assured herself of at least a silver by reaching the women’s 57kg final while India’s Greco Roman wrestlers Neeraj and Naveen bagged bronze medals in the UWW Ranking Series event on Friday.
The 25-year-old Sarita, who won 59kg gold in Asian Championship in Delhi last year, won both her bouts in dominant fashion.
She first outplayed Kazakhstan’s Altynay Satylgan 4-1 in the quarterfinals and then followed it up with a victory by fall against Emma Tissinma, also a Kazkah.
Sarita will now fight for gold against Brazil’s Giullia Rodrigues, who prevented an all-India final by defeating Anshu Malik 10-7 in the other semifinal.
Malik, who is making a transition from junior to senior level and also won a bronze in senior Asian championship in Delhi, scored a confident 11-6 win over Evelina Georgieva Nikolova from Bulgaria in the quarterfinals before…