London Olympics 2012 Wrestling: Geeta Phogat loses in repechage round; out of Olympics
Zeenews Sports Bureau
London: Geeta Phogat lost the repechage round to Tetyana Lazareva of Ukraine 0-3 to crash out of the Olympics.
Period 2: Geeta 0 : 1 Tetyana
Tetyana Lazareva wins the second period.
Tetyana Lazareva wins the first period.
Period 1: Geeta 0 : 8 Tetyana
Tetyana Lazareva pins Geeta. 5 points to the Ukranian.
Tetyana Lazareva gets a point.
First Period underway.
There will be 3 periods of 2 minutes each.
Live updates from the repechage round between India’s Geeta Phogat and Tetyana Lazareva.
The bout is scheduled to start at 10:30 pm (IST)
In the 1/8 Finals Geeta had lost to Tonya Lynn Verbeek of Canada.
In the repechage round Geeta would need to win two bouts. First up she will be against Tetyana Lazareva against Ukraine.
If she wins the bout she will face Jackeline Renteria Castillo of Colombia for the bronze medal.
In Beijing Olympics Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar had also won the bronze winning the two repechage rounds.