The United States claimed three golds in women's wrestling at the World Junior Championships in Ufa ©Getty Images

The first day of women’s wrestling finals saw the United States claim three golds at the World Junior Wrestling Championships at the Ufa Arena in Russia.

In the women’s under-50 kilograms category, Emily King Shilson of the United States took gold after defeating Mongolia’s Enkhzul Batbaatar of Mongolia by technical superiority 10-0.

Bronze medals went to Simran Simran of India who beat Natallia Varakina of Belarus on points 7-3, and Zehra Demirhan of Turkey who overcame Natalia Edyta Walczak of Poland by technical superiority 10-0.

The under-55kg category saw gold go to Alesia Hetmanava of Belarus who edged out Kalmira Bilimbek Kyzy of Kyrgyzstan 7-6 on points.

Bronze medals went to Munkhgerel Munkhbat of Mongolia who beat Anastasiia Iandushkina of Russia by fall 9-8, and India’s Sito Sito, who defeated Melda Dernekci of Turkey by technical superiority 11-0.

In the under-59kg category gold went to Anastasiia Sidelnikova of Russia who overcame Aryna Martynava of Belarus by technical superiority with opponent scoring, 24-14.

The bronzes went to Madina Aman of Kazakhstan, who beat Anna Hella Szel of Hungary 3-8 by fall, and Zhala Aliyeva of Azerbaijan who won 3-1 on points against India’s Kusum Kusum.

The United States claimed its second gold of the day in the under-68kg category when Amit Elor needed less than two minutes to beat Elizaveta Petliakova of Russia by technical superiority 10-0.

Bronze went to Turkey’s Nesrin Bas who won by technical superiority 10-0 against Alina Miklasheuskaya of Belarus, while Zsuzsanna Molnar of Slovakia won bronze when her opponent Arju Arju of India did not take to the mat for their contest because of injury.

A third gold medal went to the US in the under-76kg category as Kylie Renee Welker won by technical superiority 10-0 over India’s Bipasha Bipasha.

Bronze medals went to Kseniya Dzibuk of Belarus who beat Mariia Silina of Russia on points 4-1, and Dilnaz Mulkinova of Kazakhstan who won by fall against Odbag Ulziibat of Mongolia with the score in their contest at the time level at 4-4.

The remaining women’s wrestling finals are scheduled to take place tomorrow, with medals set to be awarded in the under-53, 57, 62, 65 and 72kg categories.