Ravi Dahiya wins silver in Tokyo Olympics, loses to Russian wrestler in file
India’s wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya has been given another medal of India. In the final match of the men’s freestyle 57kg weight category of the Tokyo Olympics, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) lost 4-7 to Zayur Ugayev to be content with a silver medal.
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Ravi proved his mettle by making a stellar start in Tokyo as he defeated NurIslam Sanayev of Kazakhstan to secure a medal for India despite being trailing in the semi-finals.
Ugayev took two points in the first period of the final match. But Ravi immediately bounced back and scored two points. However, then Ugayev took two points to take a 4-2 lead.
After this, Ugayev also took a point in the second period. Then Ugayev took two more points to make the score 7-2. However, Ravi once again made a comeback and narrowed the gap by collecting two points. But his efforts were not enough to win the match and he had to be content with the silver medal with this defeat.
Punia misses bronze in the last 10 seconds
India has got success in hockey and wrestling on the 14th day of the Tokyo Olympics. Wrestler Ravi Dahiya has brought another medal to India’s account. He has won the silver medal. Another Indian wrestler Deepak Punia had a chance to win a bronze medal, but he missed it due to mistakes made in the last 10 seconds. At the same time, the men’s hockey team has created history. They defeated Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal match. India got a medal in hockey after 41 years. India has 5 medals in its account so far.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya is a remarkable wrestler! His fighting spirit and tenacity are outstanding. Congratulations to him for winning the Silver Medal at #Tokyo2020. India takes great pride in his accomplishments.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 5, 2021