Ravi Dahiya vs Zavur Uguev Highlights, Men’s 57 kg Wrestling Live Score, Gold Medal Match, Tokyo Olympics: Ravi Kumar Dahiya bags silver medal in the men’s 57kg freestyle event after a 4-7 loss to Russia’s Zavur Uguev in the final. Ravi becomes the second Indian wrestler, after Sushil Kumar, to win the silver medal at the Olympic Games and a fifth wrestler to bag an Olympic medal. The Russian, a two-time World Championships gold medallist, was just too strong for the Indian and despite his best efforts, he couldn’t overpower the Russian at any given point in time.
Ravi Dahiya is the reigning Asian Champion in the men’s 57kg freestyle category and a bronze medallist at the 2019 World championships. He was silver medallist at the U23 World Championship in 2018 and heading into the Games reached the final and won a couple of ranking series in 61 kg. In the pre-quarters and quarters, Dahiya defeated Colombia Oscar Eduardo and Gerogi Valentinov of Bulgaria by technical superiority. In the finals, he was up against the experienced Sanayev and after trailing 2-9, he pinned the Kazak wrestler in the dying moments of the bout to make it to the Final
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Uguev, 26, is a two-time World Championship gold medallist (2018 and 2019) in this weight category and came third in the European Games in 2019 and finished at the podium at the European championships in 2019 and 2018. Uguev won all his bout via points and conceded in all of them. He beat USA’s Thomas Patrick 5-4 in pre-quarters, Gulomjon Abdullev of Uzbekistan 6-6 in quarters, and Reza Artinagharchi of Iran 8-3 in the semis.
The two last met in the semifinal at the 2019 World Championships, with the ROC athlete taking the victory, 6-4. While Dahiya is seeded 4th in the competition, Uguev is seeded 2nd.
What time is the Tokyo Olympics Ravi Dahiya vs Zavur Uguev, men’s freestyle 57 kg wrestling final bout?
The bout is scheduled for 4:20 PM IST on Thursday, August 5. The match will be played on mat B of the Makuhari Messe Hall in Tokyo.
Which TV channel will telecast the Tokyo Olympics Ravi Dahiya vs Zavur Uguev, men’s freestyle 57 kg wrestling final bout?
Sony Sports Network is the official broadcaster of the Tokyo Olympics in India. The bouts can be watched at Sony Ten 1 SD/HD channels. Apart from that Indians can also watch it on the DD National channel.
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