India's Manjeet wins bronze in UWW ranking series wrestling event in Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)/IBNS: India's Manjeet clinched bronze in the men's Greco Roman 55kg category in the UWW Ranking Series wrestling event on Thursday.
He lost to Ikhtiyor Botirov of Uzbekistan in the quarterfinals with the latter notching up victory by superiority (VSU1, 13-4).
However, since Botirov reached the final, Manjeet got a chance to fight for one of the two bronze medals.
The Indian wrestler beat Yersin Abyir of Kazakhstan 14-9 via VPO1 (winner with no technical superiority but the loser scores at least 1 point) to grab a bronze on the opening day of competitions.