Tokyo Olympics 2021: Wrestling Update
Ravi Dahiya through to Semis (FS 57kg)
Round 1/8: Ravi Kumar Dahiya is through to QF (FS 57kg) with 13-2 win over Colombian wrestler.
Quarterfinal: Ravi Kumar Dahiya storms into Semis (FS 57kg) with 14-4 win over Bulgarian grappler. Just one win away from ensuring a medal for India.
Semifinal (57 Kg): Ravi Dahiya you beauty! Amazing comeback by Ravi from 2-9 down to storm into Final (FS 57kg); pinned 2 time World Championships medalist Nurislam Sanayev
Deepak Punia through to Semis (FS 86 kg)
Round 1/8: Deepak Punia is through to QF (FS 86kg) with 12-1 win over Nigerian grappler in 1st round.
Quarterfinal: Deepak Punia storms into Semis (FS 87kg) with 6-3 win over Chinese grappler. It was so close with Deepak scoring winning points in dying seconds.
Now just one win away from ensuring a medal for India.
Semifinal (86 Kg): Deepak Punia loses Semis bout (FS 86kg) 0-10 to former World Champion David Taylor. It was almost like Deepak was fighting against an opponent from higher weight category. Deepak will now fight for Bronze medal.
Anshu Malik still in the fray for Repechage as her victor from 1st round upsets reigning Olympic Silver medalist in QF. Anshu Malik loses to 2 time World Championships medalist Iryana Kurachkina 2-8 in 1st round (57kg). She needs to wait now to see if can be in contention for repechage.