Wrestling Trials: Anshu & Sonam Malik produce huge upsets

January 4, 2020, Lucknow

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  • Malik while another promising junior Anshu Malik knocked out World Championship medallist Pooja Dhanda to seal their places in the Indian team for the Asian Championship, in Lucknow on Saturday.
  • Sonam was trailing 4-6 in the second period but produced a sensational four-point throw with just three seconds left in the bout to make it 10-10 and win on criteria of scoring the last point. She then defeated Radhika 4-1 in the final to seal her spot in the Indian team in the 62kg category.
  • Anshu, who trains with Jagdeesh, downed Pooja and then Mansi in the final of the 57kg. There were no surprises in other categories with Vinesh Phogat (53kg) and Divya Kakran (68kg) easily winning in their respective bouts.

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