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Tokyo Olympics: Another medal assured for India as wrestler Ravi Kumar storms into finals Tokyo Olympics | Ravi Kumar Dahiya
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Tokyo Olympics: Another medal assured for India as wrestler Ravi Kumar storms into finals

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 04 Aug 2021, 03:34 pm

Tokyo/IBNS: India's Ravi Kumar Dahiya stormed into the finals of 57 kg men's freestyle wrestling defeating Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan by fall in a dramatic semi-final.

In the first few minutes, Ravi appeared cautious and even lost a point to the Kazakh wrestler for passivity.

He made a comeback and gained two points. But, immediately Nurislam got better of him and scored several points together, after which the score card read 2-9.

At this juncture, Ravi stood the chance of losing the match but managed to stop his opponent just short of two points.

In the next minutes, Ravi made a strong return and overpowered Nurislam in a sheer display of power play.

He was declared the winner by fall. The final score card read: K Ravi 7 (Fall) - N. Sanayev 9.