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CWG 2018: Defending champion Babita Kumari loses in summit clash, settles for silver

PTI
Published Apr 12, 2018, 1:30 pm IST
Updated Apr 12, 2018, 1:30 pm IST
Babita failed to break through her rival's defences, going down 2-5 in the contest.
Babita Kumari(right) in orange was being out-manoeuvred by Canada's Diana Weicker in the summit clash. (Photo: Twitter / IOA)
 Babita Kumari(right) in orange was being out-manoeuvred by Canada's Diana Weicker in the summit clash. (Photo: Twitter / IOA)

Gold Coast: Defending champion Babita Phogat (53kg) settled for a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games after being out-manoeuvred by Canada's Diana Weicker in the summit clash on Thursday.

Babita, who claimed a silver in the 2010 edition before a gold in Glasgow, failed to break through her rival's defences, going down 2-5 in the contest. Her medal opened India's account in the wrestling competition of the Games

 

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