Meanwhile, Pinki also took the gold medal, beating Mongolia's Dulguun Bolormaa in the women's 55 kg final at the Asian Championships here on Thursday.
Asian Wrestling Championships: Sarita wins gold medal against Mongolian wrestler Battsetseg Altantsetseg in women's 59kg category. Photo: PTI
Pinki edged out Bolormaa 2-1 in the summit clash at the KD Jadhav Indoor stadium to become the third Indian woman to win gold in tournament's history.
She had defeated Uzbekistan's Shokida Akhmedova by fall in the opening round before losing the next bout against Japan's Kana Higashikawa. However, Pinki won her semifinal bout against Marina Zuyeva 6-0.
Earlier, Divya Kakran also won the gold becoming the second Indian woman to win gold at the competition.
Pinky poses for photographs with her gold medal after winning her bout against Mongolian wrestler Dulguun Bolormaa in women's 55kg category. Photo: PTI
She beat Japanese junior world champion Naruha Matsuyuki along the way. Matsuyaki made a strong start to the second period and managed to level the score. However, Divya managed to extract a victory by fall, and clinched the gold in the 68 kg category.
Divya was dominant in the qualification rounds, beating all four of her opponents by fall. She first routed Kazakhstan's Albina Kairgelinova before pinning Mongolian Delgermaa Enkksaikhan.
She then beat Uzbekistan's Azoda Esbergenova with a pin in a bout that lasted no more than 27 seconds. By then, Divya was leading 4-0 at the end of the first period of her bout against Matsuyuki by first effecting a take down and then getting an exposure.
Apart from these three wrestlers, Nirmala Devi (50 kg) has assured herself of at least a silver by qualifying for the final.
Notably, Navjot Kaur became the first Indian woman to win a gold at the Asian Championships when she triumphed in 2018 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in the 65 kg category.