Ambreen wins third bronze in Ashgabat


ASHGABAT (Turkm­enistan): Ambreen Masih earned a third bronze medal in the wrestling competition at the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games on Friday to take Pakistan’s medal haul up to 20.

Having a bye in the first round, Ambreen lost 6-2 to Turkmenistan’s Zarina Abdyrahmannovwa in the -60kg weight category of the alysh freestyle event to become the first female athlete from the country to grab three medals, having earlier ended with a bronze in traditional and classic freestyle wrestling events.

Pakistan now have two golds, three silver and 15 bronze medals.

Over in the pool, Pakistan had a poor outing with the four female and male swimmers with most of them finishing in sixth and seventh positions in their respective heats.









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