In Belgrade on Tuesday Triple Commonwealth Games champion Vinesh Phogat did not place up a fight and was knocked down by Mongolia’s Khulan Batkhuyag 0-7 during a major upset at the World Wrestling Championships.

Fresh from winning a gold in India’s prodigious 12-medal winning show at the CWG Birmingham, the 10th seeded Vinesh looked jaded and lost her balance within the final seconds to be stapled by the Asian silver medallist within the women’s freestyle 53kg.

Batkhuyag took a 3-0 lead within the playing period before slamming the previous world bronze medallist backward to the mat within the final seconds to require four points and complete a dominating win.

In the absence of former silver medallist Anshu Malik, Vinesh was a robust medal favorite as she conjointly got a favourable draw once the fallback of powerful champion and Japanese sensation Akari Fujinami (injury).

However, she was knocked get into the qualifications.


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