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Live Asian Wrestling Championships 2018, Women's 50 Kg Final: Vinesh Phogat vs Chun Lei, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedMar 01, 2018 18:02 IST

The match will start after 5.30 pm IST.

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18:02 (IST)1 MAR 2018

That brings our live blog to an end. Do join us next time for more live action from the Asian Wrestling Championships.

18:01 (IST)1 MAR 2018

Thus, Vinesh has to be content with the silver medal, for now. Nonetheless, this has been a spectacular performance from the Indian.

18:00 (IST)1 MAR 2018

Chun Lei holds off Vinesh well until the last moment, she wins the bout 3-2.

17:59 (IST)1 MAR 2018

This time it is Chun who bags two points. 2-3.

17:58 (IST)1 MAR 2018

Vinesh makes a solid comeback. She wins two points. 2-1.

17:55 (IST)1 MAR 2018

The match has now started and immediately Chun is in the offence as she takes the first point.

17:52 (IST)1 MAR 2018

The match will get underway in a few minutes.

16:42 (IST)1 MAR 2018

Good evening! Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the Asian Wrestling Championships. 

Later today, India's Vinesh Phogat takes on China's Chun Lei in the final of Women's 50 Kg category. Earlier, she began the day on  a bright note by defeating Hyungjoo Kim of South Korea in the qualification round, thus booking a berth in the quarter-finals. I the quarters, she overcame Marina Zakshevskaya by a comprehensive 12-3 margin to enter the last four. 
 
In the semis, a difficult challenge awaited her in the form of Japan’s Yuki Irie. The match, itself, was a tight one. At one point, the scores were tied at 4-4 but Vinesh prevailed as she came out on top in the engaging tactical battle. 
 
Can the 23-year-old bag the gold medal? Stay tuned for all live updates.
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