#TBT: Zhumanazarova wins first senior medal at Bishkek Asian Championships
Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 14:48 By Eric Olanowski
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (June 7) --- World champion Meerim ZHUMANAZAROVA (KGZ) burst on the scene with a couple of junior-level medals. But the real breakthrough in her career was the 2018 Asian Championships. Wrestling in front of the home crowd, Zhumanazarova thrilled the fans with a high-paced 12-6 win over Divya KAKRAN (IND) to win a bronze medal at 68kg.