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Greco-Roman Indian wrestlers fail to qualify for world Olympic qualifiers

India’s brightest luck was with Gurpreet Singh, however he was ousted after dropping his 77kg pre-quarterfinal in simply 48 seconds to 2020 European champion Rafig Huseynov of Azerbaijan.

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Sofia: Placing on an abject spectacle, the Greco-Roman Indian wrestlers drew a draw on the planet Olympic qualifiers as none of them may win a quota on the Tokyo Video games right here on Saturday.

India’s brightest luck was with Gurpreet Singh, however he was ousted after dropping his 77kg pre-quarterfinal in simply 48 seconds to 2020 European champion Rafig Huseynov of Azerbaijan.

The short Huseynov pulled off a fast four-point transfer to stun Gurpreet. Earlier than Gurpreet may regroup, the Azerbaijani made one other 4 factors to finish the battle within the first half herself.

Gurpeet, who received a bronze medal within the Asian qualifiers final month, was handled to Tajikistan’s Daler Rez Zade in his first battle.
All of the Greco-Roman wrestlers placed on a tragic face as a result of none of them may win a battle.

Whereas Sachin Rana misplaced his opening bout to retire from the 60kg competitors, Ashu (67kg) squandered the benefit of the “Down” place to lose 3-8 to Aliaksandr Liavonchyk of Belarus.

Sunil Kumar missed many possibilities in opposition to Russia’s Davit Chakvetadze within the 87 kg pre-quarterfinal. He was main 1-0 however didn’t make the most of the “Par Terre” by letting the Russian get out of the defensive place.

Chakvetadze was drained in direction of the ends however the Indian could not even make the most of it.

Deepanshu was pinned down by Spain’s Jesus Gasca Fresnada as he led 3-7 in his 97kg pre-quarterfinal.

Solely the 2 finalists obtained the Tokyo Olympic Video games quota on this competitors.

General, India will area its largest contingent of eight wrestlers on the Tokyo Video games – 4 male freestyle wrestlers and as many feminine wrestlers.

Within the final version in 2016, India fielded seven wrestlers – two male wrestlers, two Greco-Roman and three feminine wrestlers.

Males’s freestyle wrestler Sumit Malik (125 kg) and Seema Bisla (50 kg, ladies) received quotas at this occasion in Sofia.

Previous to this occasion, Ravi Dahiya (57 kg), Bajrang Punia (65 kg), Deepak Punia (86 kg) and Vinesh Phogat (53 kg ladies) certified on the 2019 World Championship in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Younger weapons Anshu Malik (57 kg) and Sonam Malik (62 kg) additionally certified within the Asian qualifiers in Almaty final month.

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