Pirozhkova advances to bronze-medal match at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Elena Pirozhkova came back from a tough defeat to advance to the bronze-medal match at the World Wrestling Championships.

Pirozhkova won back-to-back repechage matches to reach the bronze bout in women’s freestyle at 63 kg/138.75 lbs. on Thursday.

Pirozhkova will battle Junior World champion Anastasia Bratchikova of Russia for a bronze medal on Thursday night at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena. Pirozhkova already owns World gold and silver medals. Continue reading at www.themat.com

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