London Olympics 2012 Wrestling: India's Narsingh Pancham Yadav loses opening bout

Zeenews Sports Bureau

London: India's Narsingh Yadav has lost the opening bout and his medal hopes depend on whether his opponent makes it to the final.

As it happened

Period 2: The second period ended 1-1 and the Indian has lost the bout.

Period 1: Narsingh has lost the first period 3-0. He trails 0-1.

The event has started.

India’s Narsingh Pancham Yadav (74 kg) will square off against Matthew Judah Gentry of Canada on Friday.

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Narsingh made it to the Olympics in the last qualifying event in Helsinki in May this year.

At the 2010 Asian championships, he beat Iran’s Saeed Nemtollah Riahi for gold.

He went on to bag the Commonwealth Games gold in the same year.

The event starts at 6:10 pm IST.