Sonam wins gold at World Cadet Wrestling Championship

Indian wrestler Sonam Malik won a gold medal in the 56kg category at the World Cadet Wrestling Championship in Athens, Greece. Among other Indians in the fray, Neelam settled for bronze in the 43kg category.

15-year-old Sonam defeated Japanese Sena Nagamoto 3-1 in the final.

She took a 2-0 lead in the first round and then conceded a point in the second round before adding one more towards the end of the bout.

Neelam defeated Roxana Alexandra of Romania 6-4 in the bronze medal bout.