"How Unfair Is This?" Virender Sehwag Slams Kazakh Wrestler for Biting Ravi Dahiya in Olympics Semi-Final
Virender Sehwag slammed Nurislam Sanayev's 'disgraceful' act during his men's freestyle 57kg semi-final bout against Ravi Kumar Dahiya on Wednesday
NEW DELHI: Former cricketer Virender Sehwag expressed his disappointment over Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan who allegedly resorted to unfair means during their Tokyo Olympics 2020 men's freestyle 57kg semi-final bout agaist India's Ravi Kumar Dahiya.
Notably, even though Ravi Kumar Dahiya won the contest and successfully found a place in the gold medal match, he endured a painful bite on his biceps from which he overcame.
Taking to the micro-blogging site, Virender Sehwag had posted a few stills from the wrestling semi-final match between Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Nurislam Sanayev and wrote, "How unfair is this, couldn't hit our #RaviDahiya 's spirit, so bit his hand. Disgraceful Kazakh looser Nurislam Sanayev.Ghazab Ravi , bahut seena chaunda kiya aapne #Wrestling"
Meanwhile, the long wait for a gold medal continues as the Indian contingent looks to end a 13-year-drought by winning the biggest prize of the quadrennial event. The last time a gold medal came home was during the 2008 edition in Beijing where shooter Abhinav Bindra won the prized medal in the 10-meter air rifle event.