London 2012 Olympics Wrestling: Sushil Kumar in semifinals

Updated: Aug 12, 2012, 14:08 PM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

London: Sushil defeated his Uzbek opponent Ikhtiyor Navruzov in the quartefinals and he will now face Akzhurek Tanatarov of Kazakhstan in the semis.

As it happened

Period 3:
Sushil gets a point. ANd he has pocketed the period and the bout.

Period 2:
Sushil gets a point. His opponent managed to get a point in the last seconds. It now boils down to the third period.

Period 1:
Sushil leads the period 3-1. He wins the first period.

The bout has started.

Sushil Kumar will next face Ikhtiyor Navruzov of Uzbekistan in quarterfinals. The 23-year-old Uzbek had defeated Otar Tushishvili (3-1) in the pre-quarters.

Earlier, Sushil defeated Beijing gold medallist Ramazan Sahin (3-1) to move to the quarterfinals of the men's 66kg freestyle category. READ HERE AS IT HAPPENED»