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.