Yogeshwar Dutt loses to Mongolian counterpart in 65 kg category Wrestling

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New Delhi | Updated: August 21, 2016 5:53:05 PM

fter wrestler Sakshi Malik's bronze in the 58 kg women's category, India's ,edal hopes in the event in the event now rests solely on Yogeshwar Dutt who will be starting his campaign in the 65kg freestyle on Sunday at 05:00 IST.

Dutt will battle it out against Mongolian Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran in the first round. (PTI)Dutt will battle it out against Mongolian Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran in the first round. (PTI)

After wrestler Sakshi Malik’s bronze in the 58 kg women’s category, India’s medal hopes in the event in the event now rests solely on Yogeshwar Dutt who will be starting his campaign in the 65kg freestyle on Sunday at 05:00 IST. Dutt will battle it out against Mongolian Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran in the first round. He is expected to get past this hurdle without much trouble. Though the road gets tricky for the London Olympics bronze medalist is to face  Russia’s Soslan Ramonov. Ramonov is a former world champion of 2014 and a bronze medal winner of 2015.  If Dutt manages to go past him, he will face Uzbek’s Ikhtoyor Navruzov, reigning silver medallist in the semis.

 Check LIVE updates here:
5.00 pm: In Men’s 65kg Qualification Wrestling, Yogeshwar Dutt match against Mongolia’s Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran begins

5.10 pm: After first period,Yogeshwar Dutt trailing by 0-1.

5.16 pm: Yogeshwar Dutt loses against Mongolia’s Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran

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