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Ravi Dahiya in quarters for Olympic's Men's Freestyle 57kg category

2021 Aug 04, 9:11, Tokyo
A bird rests with a backdrop of the Olympic rings floating in the water in the Odaiba section Thursday, April 8, 2021, in Tokyo. Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday, April 15, 2021, said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be canceled, and the other that even if they proceed, it might be without any fans. (Photo via AP)

Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya in the quarter-finals of the men's freestyle 57kg category after defeating Colombia's Oscar Eduardo Tigreros Urbano at Makuhari Messe Hall A -- Mat A on Wednesday.

Fourth-seeded Ravi comfortably overcame the challenge of Oscar Eduardo by the Technical Superiority of 13-2.

The 23-year-old Indian drew the first blood by snatching two points but Colombian Oscar Eduardo soon stormed back and levelled the match by 2-2. In the last moments of the first half, Indian gained a one-point lead going into the second essay.

But coming into the second half, the bronze medalist at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships gave no chance to Oscar and wreaked havoc upon him with some solid attacks. Ravi managed to put an unanswered 10 points in the second period against the Colombian.

Earlier on Tuesday, grappler Sonam Malik bowed out of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after losing to Mongolia's Bolortuya Khurelkhuu in women's freestyle 62kg event here at the Makuhari Messe Hall A Mat B.


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