Pakistan female wrestlers shine at Asian Indoor Games

Pakistan female wrestlers

Pakistan female wrestlers shined on their debut and claimed medals at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat.

Beenish Khan stood victorious against Tajikistan’s Mariya Sedunova 3-0 in the -70kg freestyle women’s belt wrestling event. On the other hand, Maryam conquered Philippines Grace Loberane 2-1 in the -50kg event.

Both the players fought two bots, they won their first fight and were defeated in the second match, which earned them a bronze medal at the grand stage.

Pakistan’s flag was held high by Muhammad Basit as well, who defeated Uzbekistan’s Sherzodjon Rahimov 6-0 and India’s Vechita Khesoh 5-0 in the belt wrestling competition in the +100kg event.

Pakistan had a decent standing in the campaign, where they held one gold, two silvers and nine bronze medals in different contests, which gave them the 13th spot in a 24-country event.