Olympic wrestling: North Korea`s Yang grapples to bronze

Updated: Aug 11, 2012, 02:58 AM IST

London: North Korea`s Yang Kyong-il took the Olympic bronze in the men`s 55 kg freestyle wrestling category Friday.

Yang, a 2009 world champion, finished off his opponent Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan inside two rounds.

Yang attacked incessantly from the outset, taking the first round 2-0 and sealing the bronze automatically in round two by building up a six-point lead.

Russia`s Dzhamal Otarsultanov and Georgia`s Vladimer Khinchegashvili will face off for gold.

IANS