Today has been a frustrating day for India at the Tokyo Olympics. After losing the semi-final match of hockey, India has also got disappointment in wrestling. In wrestling, Sonam Malik lost.
In fact, young Indian wrestler Sonam Malik lost to Mongolia’s Bolortua Khurelkhu in the first round of the women’s 62kg category at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.
The 19-year-old Sonam led the team 2-0 with two push-out points, but Asian Championship silver medalist Khurelkhu threw the Indian wrestler two points to level the score at just 35 in the match. The second game was over. The score remained 2-2 till the end, but the Mongolian wrestler was declared the winner after collecting the final points.
For most of the match, both the players did not try hard to collect points. In the first minute and a half, both the players were checking each other and they did not make any big bet. Sonam then took a 1-0 lead with a push-out point and held it until the end of the first round of three minutes.
In the second round of the match, Sonam took a 2-0 lead with another push-out point. In front of the Indian wrestler, Khurelkhu could not make any bet. The Mongolian wrestler then grabbed Sonam’s leg and scored two important points.