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Asian Championships: Sarita Mor defends Gold by a sensational comeback in final

Indian wrestling star Sarita Mor made a sensational comeback in the final to defend her gold medal (59 Kg) in the Wrestling Asian Championships in Almaty, Kazhakstan.

The Indian star was 0-7 at the beginning against Mongolia’s Shoovdor Baatarjav and was 1-7 when there was only 2 minutes left.

During the early bout, Mor made a challenge which went wrong, giving away an extra point for the 2-time World Championships bronze medalist.

Once the bout restarted, Mor went for 4-point move and had won. When the Mongolian challenged it, she lost the challenge giving away an extra point to Mor. She soon went on to win by 10-7 in the end.

This is Mor’s consecutive gold in continental event, she recently won one in Delhi.

However, the 59 kgs category is not an Olympics event.

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