Yogeshwar Dutt wins bronze medal in wrestling

Yogeshwar Dutt wins bronze medal in wrestling

Yogeshwar Dutt wins bronze medal in wrestling

Yogeshwar Dutt wins bronze medal in wrestling

Yogeshwar Dutt India won their fifth medal of the London Olympics, winning bronze in the men’s 60 kg freestyle wrestling men.

The Indian overcame Jong of North Korea Ri Myong 7-1 to add medals in the country right.

Dutt met Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari of Iran in the second repechage race and despite a challenging Iranian tilt his first period points, the Indian grappler took the next two rounds.

Yogeshwar Dutt wins bronze medal in wrestling

Dutt had earlier offer Matos Franklin Gomez of Puerto Rico 3-0 in the first repechage round.

Dutt qualified for the repechage rounds in the men’s 60kg freestyle after his opponent in the pre-quarterfinal stage Besik Kudukhov, sailed through to the final of the event.

India has four medals in the run up to the wrestling event. Vijay Kumar had bags silver in shooting, while Gagan Narang (shooting), Saina Nehwal (badminton) and Mary Come (bronze) had won a bronze each.

Azerbaijan Toghrul Asgarov won the gold in the-60kg freestyle wrestling over the Russian Besik Kudukhov.