If there is one woman wrestler who can win a Tokyo Olympic quota from the India at the UWW World Championship, it is Vinesh Phogat. One of the toughest in her weight category, though unseeded, the 2018 Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh has every chance to finish at the podium, even if not the gold medal around her neck.
The biggest threat will be Muya Mukaida of Japan, the 2018 world champion in 55 kg. Vinesh had lost to her at the Asian Championships earlier this year. Now she has a chance to take her revenge. Vinesh will also be tested by Russia and North Korea.
Vinesh should drive confidence from her wins this year. She has defeated Quianyan Pang of China who is seeded second, Sofia Mattsson of Sweden, Sarah Hilderbat of USA the number 1 seed in the weight category. Vinesh won the gold medal at Spain Grand Prix and Yasar Dogu while she finished with a silver medal at Dan Kolov tournament. She won a bronze medal at the Asian Championships but won a silver at the Medved International.
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