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Wrestler Ravinder Khatri loses in men's 85kg Greco-Roman in Rio 2016

Lorincz then sealed his place at the 1/4 finals, effecting a huge take-down to gain four more points.

Last Updated: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 20:26
Wrestler Ravinder Khatri loses in men's 85kg Greco-Roman in Rio 2016

Rio de Janeiro: India`s Ravinder Khatri lost to Hungary`s Viktor Lorincz by technical superiority in men`s Greco-Roman 85kg 1/8 finals here on Monday.

The 24-year-old Indian failed to provide any resistance during a 0-9 loss to the World Championship bronze medallist at the Carioca Arena 2 - WR Mat B.

Khatri started the first round poorly as he had no answers to the 26-year-old`s moves. Leading 4-0, the Hungarian took one more point to seal the first round in two minutes and 55 seconds.

Lorincz then sealed his place at the 1/4 finals, effecting a huge take-down to gain four more points.

Wrestling rules state that if a point gap of 8 or more is established between a grappler and the opponent, the leading contestant wins the bout by technical superiority.

IANS
First Published: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 20:26

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