2016 Rio Olympics: Yogeshwar Dutt books place for India in wrestling
Posted by reshma on 19th March 2016
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2016 Rio Olympics: Yogeshwar Dutt books place for India in wrestling

Star Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt has connected Narsingh Yadav as the merely two amateur wrestlers from India to have eligible for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Dutt attained the achievement after creation it to the last of the ongoing Asian Olympic Qualification wrestling competition in Astana, Kazakhstan, Saturday. Dutt, 33, earned the Olympic allocation berth for India in the 65 kg freestyle wrestling group after getting history South Korea’s Lee Seung-Chul 7-2 in the semi-finals of the contest.

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Yogeshwar Dutt secures a quota for India in Rio Olympics

According to the regulations, the final two wrestlers remaining in the contest close an Olympics berth for their country. China’s Yeerlanbieke Katai, who Dutt will brawl against in the finishing, has in the procedure also earned himself and China an Olympic berth in the 65 kg group. Rahul Aware (57 kg freestyle wrestling group) and Satyawart Kadiyan (97 kg freestyle wrestling category) came closely close to getting the Olympics berth for themselves from the fight, but they remained failed. Both Indian wrestlers suffered particular defeats in the semi finals. In the meantime, Narsingh Yadav had bagged a quota place for India in the 74 kg freestyle wrestling group at the World Championship in Las Vegas, previous year.

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt qualifies for Rio Olympics

The London Olympics bronze-medallist will today fight with Adam Batirov for a gold medal comes to an end. En route the concluding, Yogeshwar put up a dominating show, winning all his three bouts. Having beaten Kim Ju-song of North Korea in requirement round 8-1, he got the improved of Xuan Dinh Nguyen of Vietnam by drop decision 12-2 in quarters and then followed it up by beating Lee Seung-Chul of Korea 7-2 in his semi final bout.