Seema Bisla qualifies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after reaching the finals of the 50 kg women's wrestling category of the Olympic Wrestling Qualifiers.
Seema edged past European bronze medallist Lukasiak to become the fourth woman wrestler from the country to secure an Olympic slot.
Seema confirm 8th Quota for India in wrestling which equalised highest no of Indian representation ever in wrestling at Olympic history. India had won 8 quota in 2016 Olympics.
Earlier today,Asian Championships bronze medalist wrestler Seema beat Emma Jonna Denise Malmgren of Sweden 10-2 to make the last four at the qualifying tournament.
Making full use of a relatively easy 50kg draw, Seema steam-rolled one opponent after another to earn herself maiden Olympic berth. She had won Bronze medal in Asian championship which concluded last month.
On Thursday, India bagged another Olympic quota in wrestling after Sumit Malik defeated Venezuela’s Jose Daniel Diaz Robertti in the 125kg semi-finals. He decide not to fight against Russian in Gold medal bout today.
Ravi Dahiya (57kg), Bajrang Punia (65kg), Deepak Punia (86kg), Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Anshu Malik (57kg), and Sonam Malik (62kg) are the other Indian wrestlers to have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.
Tomorrow is last day of event where all 5 Greco-Roman wrestler will be in action. India has not won any quota in Greco-Roman so far.