Indian wrestler Priya Malik secured a gold medal at the U20 World Wrestling Championships in Jordan on August 17, 2023. She won the gold in the 76 kg category by defeating Germany’s Laura Kuehn with a score of 5-0 in the final.
- Priya Malik is the second Indian woman to win a gold medal in this competition.
- Antim Panghal had previously won a gold medal in the previous edition of the championships.
- Priya’s victory brings India a total of two gold medals in the ongoing championships, a feat that has occurred only once before, in 2001.
- Another Indian wrestler, Arju won a bronze medal in the 68 kg category by defeating Turkey’s Elif Kurt in the bronze medal bout.
Q.: In which weight category did Priya Malik win the gold medal at U20 World Wrestling Championships in August 2023?
a) 68 kg
b) 76 kg
c) 80 kg
d) 85 kg
Answer: b) 76 kg