Sarajevo (Bosnia): Wrestler Anil gave India its second medal from the Cadet World Championships on the fifth day by winning the gold medal in the 50 kg freestyle category here on Sunday.
Anil’s gold is the second after Ankus’s silver medal in the 38 kg female category which she had won on the third day of the event.
Reigning Asian champion Anil registered a convincing 10-6 win over defending champion Efan Aeini of Ireland.
Anil opened with a quick body tackle and gut wrench for a 6-0 lead less than 20 seconds into the final and then held off the 2014 champion for a 10-6 victory.
Anil’s journey to the final was really impressive as he defeated Mangolia’s Tumentsogt Bold 10-0 in the semi-final by technical fall. In the quarter-final, Anil easily overcame Ertugrul Kahveci of Turkey 12-2 by technical fall.