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Ravi Dahiya vs Zavur Uguev Gold Medal Match Highlights: PM Modi Congratulates Dahiya on Silver

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.

News18.com | August 05, 2021, 17:14 IST

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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Aug 05, 2021 17:14 (IST)

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur congratulates Ravi Kumar Dahiya, "Your spirited performance is a matter of immense pride for every Indian!"

Aug 05, 2021 17:03 (IST)

The President's office has a message for Ravi Kumar Dahiya.

Aug 05, 2021 17:02 (IST)

Rahul Gandhi sends congratulatory message for Ravi Kumar Dahiya!

Aug 05, 2021 16:53 (IST)

Bajrang Punia congratulated Ravi on winning the silver medal on his debut Olympics.

Aug 05, 2021 16:50 (IST)

Anil Mann, Ravi's coach too CNN-News18: Ravi fought very well... We are happy that he won a medal.

Aug 05, 2021 16:49 (IST)

PM Modi on Ravi's Silver

PM Narendra Modi has expressed his pride over Ravi Kumar Dahiya's silver medal performance at the Tokyo Olympics.

Aug 05, 2021 16:48 (IST)

Indian cricketer Dinesh Karthik congratulated Ravi Kumar Dahiya for his performance on his debut Olympics and said he would an "inspiration for many".

Aug 05, 2021 16:46 (IST)

Manohar Lal Khattar on Ravi's Silver Medal

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar congratulated Ravi Kumar Dahiya on his silver medal and announced a prize money for him. "Indoor stadium will be constructed in his village. 4 crore rupees as prize money from Haryana government will be given to him. Ravi fought very bravely, I congratulate him for his victory," he said.

Aug 05, 2021 16:43 (IST)

Former Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju wishes Ravi Kumar Dahiya for the silver medal and calls him an "Indian hero".

Aug 05, 2021 16:39 (IST)

Ravi Kumar Dahiya becomes the second Indian wrestler to bag silver at the Olympic Games as he loses 4-7 to Russia's Zavur Uguev. 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.

Aug 05, 2021 16:36 (IST)

Tokyo Olympics Live - Wrestling

As Uguev tries to push out Ravi again, the Indian turns around and puts the Russian flat, two points to Ravi, he still trails 4-7.

Aug 05, 2021 16:35 (IST)

Tokyo Olympics Live - Wrestling

Ravi tries to attack Uguev but the Russian turns it around and puts Ravi flat on his stomach. Uguev leads 7-2 with one and a half minutes remaining. Ravi would need a miracle like yesterday to come back from this.

Aug 05, 2021 16:34 (IST)

Tokyo Olympics Live - Wrestling

Thr Russian grabs hold of Ravi from the back and even though Ravi fights to not go down, he is pushed out. Uguev leads 5-2.

Aug 05, 2021 16:33 (IST)

Tokyo Olympics Live - Wrestling

Ravi is about to be thrown out of the mat again but he does well to diffuse the situation and take the Russian along with him. No point.

Aug 05, 2021 16:32 (IST)

Tokyo Olympics Live - Wrestling

At the break, Ravi trails 2-4 against Russian's Zavur Uguev. Ravi will need to find a stranglehold of the Russian's leg in order to get some advantage.

Aug 05, 2021 16:31 (IST)

Tokyo Olympics Live - Wrestling

Ravi Kumar Dahiya turns around and pushes the Russian flat on his stomach to equalise but he is unable to get more points. As soon as the action resumes, the Russian does the same to Ravi to go 4-2 up.

Aug 05, 2021 16:30 (IST)

Uguev wins the first point as he forces Ravi out of the mat. Ravi is trying but the Russian is holding him out very well. Ravi is pushed out again and the Russian is now 2-0 up.

Aug 05, 2021 16:27 (IST)

The Men's 57kg Freestyle gold medal bout between India's Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Russian Olympic Committee's Zavur Uguev begins!

Aug 05, 2021 16:14 (IST)

Ravi Kumar Dahiya is on the cusp of history, if he wins the gold today, he will become only the second Indian to ever win gold at the Olympic Games and the first wrestler to do so.

Aug 05, 2021 16:06 (IST)

Before Ravi, the four Indian wrestlers to have won medals at the Olympics are KD Jadhav (1952 Helsinki Games), Sushil Kumar (2008 Beijing Olympics, 2012 London Games), Yogeshwar Dutt (2012 London Olympics) and Sakshi Malik (2016 Rio Olympics).

Aug 05, 2021 15:58 (IST)

Ravi Kumar Dahiya is also the first man to win a medal for India in the Tokyo Olympics. Prior to Ravi, India won three medals - Mirabai Chanu got home a silver in weightlifting, PV Sindhu won a bronze medal in badminton and Lovlina Borgohain bagged a bronze in boxing.

Aug 05, 2021 15:47 (IST)

Ravi Kumar Dahiya's Journey So Far

Ravi was first up against Colombian Oscar Tigreros and he easily beat him 13-2 to make the quarter-finals. He had another big victory in the last eight when he defeated Bulgaria's Georgi Vangelov 14-4. His semi-final bout was a dramatic one where Ravi came from a 2-9 deficit against Kazakhstan's Nurislam Sanayev to pin him and get a victory by fall. With the win, he made the gold medal match.

Aug 05, 2021 15:36 (IST)

What time is the Tokyo Olympics 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 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.

Aug 05, 2021 15:30 (IST)

Ravi Dahiya vs Zavur Uguev Gold Medal Match Live Score, Men’s 57 kg Wrestling: Ravi Dahiya will meet Russian Olympic Committee’s Zavur Uguev for the gold medal match in Men’s 57kg wrestling at the Tokyo Olympics at 4:20 PM IST today. 

Ravi Dahiya vs Zavur Uguev Gold Medal Match Highlights: PM Modi Congratulates Dahiya on Silver
Ravi Dahiya during his semi-final bout at Tokyo 2020

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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