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Bad start for India at Wrestling Worlds

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Paris, Aug 21: It was a bad start for India as all four wrestlers-- Yogesh Yogesh, Gurpreet Singh, Ravindar Khatri and Hardeep -- lost their opening round matches in the Greco-Roman category at the World Championships here on Monday. In the 71 kilogram category, Yogesh was outplayed by Takeshi Izumi 1-3 while, in the 75 kg category, Gurpreet Singh lost to Mindia Tsulukidze of Georgia 1-5 to bow out of the meet. Among the other grapplers, Ravindar, in the 85 kg category, was thrashed by Viktor Lorinca of Hungary 0-8 and Hardeep lost to Vilius Lauriitis of Lithuania 2-5. But if any of the wrestlers, who defeated the Indian players reach the fil round, the Indians will play the repechage rounds for the bronze medal. IANS

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