Priya Malik won the second gold medal for India at the ongoing 2023 World U-20 Wrestling Championships being held in Amman, Jordan. She defeated Laura Celine Kuehn of Germany 5-0 in the final of the women's 76 kg category.
Earlier Mohit Kumar won the first gold medal for India in the 2023 edition of the U-20 Wrestling Championships by defeating Russian Eldar Akhmaduninov in the final of the men’s 61 kg freestyle category.
Priya Malik became the second Indian woman to win a gold medal in the U-20 Wrestling Championships. Last year in Sofia, Bulgaria Antim Panghal created history by becoming the first ever Indian women wrestler to win a gold medal at the U-20 Wrestling Championships.
The World Under-20 Wrestling Championships 2023 is being held in Amman, Jordan from 14 -20 August 2023 by the United World Wrestling.
United World Wrestling
It is the international governing body of amateur wrestling in the world . It was earlier known as the FILA ( Fédération Internationale des Luttes Associées) or International Federation of Amateur Wrestling .
Headquarters : Corsier-sur-Vevey,Switzerland
President : Nenad Lalović