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Wrestler Nethmi Poruthotage wins bronze for Sri Lanka at CWG 2022

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Sri Lankan wrestler Nethmi Poruthotage today (Aug 05) won a bronze medal in the women’s 57kg freestyle wrestling event at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.

The 18-year-old defeated Australia’s Irene Symeonidis in the bronze medal match.

Earlier today, she was defeated by India’s Anshu Malik in the semi-final stage via technical superiority.

This is the fourth medal secured by Sri Lanka’s contingent at Commonweal Games.

Sri Lanka is currently placed 25th in the Medals Table with one silver medal and three bronze medals.

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