London Olympics 2012 Wrestling: India's Geeta Phogat loses her bout
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London Olympics 2012 Wrestling: India's Geeta Phogat loses her bout

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 19:05
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London Olympics 2012 Wrestling: India's Geeta Phogat loses her boutZeenews Sports Bureau

London: It has been a disappointing start for the Indians in the wrestling events as Geeta Phogat has lost her bout.

MEDALS TALLY I PIC GALLERY

However, the 23-year-Indian is still in contention for a bronze medal provided her opponent, Tonya, makes it the final of the 55kg event after which she will compete in the repechage round for a bronze.

Period 3: Tonya has won this period 3-1 which means Geeta has lost the match is out of contention for gold/silver.

Period 2: Geeta wins the second period. The bout is now tied 1-1.

Period 1: Tonya has won the first period. The Canadian is currently leading 1-0.

This is the second time that Tonya is facing an Indian opponent. Alka Tomar had earlier defeated her in Commonwealth Games.

The match is underway.

There are three periods- each of 2 minutes duration. The winner of two progresses to the next round.

Geeta Phogat had already made history when she became the first ever female wrestler from India to qualify for the Olympics. She kick-starts Indian campaign in the wrestling events in her 55kg class bout against Verbeek Tonya Lynn of Canada.

Read her profile here

Stay on this page for the live updates of the match. The bout starts at 6:00 pm (IST).

First Published: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 17:18

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harshu - nelamangala
Come on Susheeeel u can win gold medal for us.....
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harsha - nelamangala
i tnk India wil win 1gold medal by our hero Sushil kumar
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Namita - India
Best of luck
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Kundan Pilot - Belgaum Karnataka
Do well...give your best...
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Annie marisa thompson - Chennai
Oh god ! India please try to win gold ! My hope n faith is wid you indian ! India rockz
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Prashant kaushalia - Mahendergarh
Surely will wins the gold no doubt ..,
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Sagar - Amravati
Go india go! Best of luck
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