Tokyo Olympics: Ravi Dahiya gives 'silver medal' to India in wrestling, gold slips from hand

Ravi Dahiya won gold medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020 Young Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya was defeated by a Russian wrestler in the match for the gold medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020 and he missed out on winning the gold medal.

Tokyo Olympics: Ravi Dahiya gives 'silver medal' to India in wrestling, gold slips from hand

Ravi Dahiya won Silver Medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's star male wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya lost to his rival Russian wrestler Javur Uguwe in the final match of Men's Freestyle 57 kg category at Tokyo Olympics 2020 and his dream of winning the gold medal was shattered. Went. Ravi Dahiya lost this match 4-7 and won the silver medal for India. This is India's second silver medal in Tokyo Olympics. Before Ravi, Mirabai Chanu had given India a silver medal in weightlifting.

Ravi Kumar Dahiya's performance in the final

At the very beginning of this final match, the Russian wrestler attacked Ravi to take a 2-0 lead, but then Ravi came back and came 2-2. The Russian wrestler then earned two more points with a takedown and took a 4-2 lead. Ravi then looked a bit lax in front of the opposing wrestler and Javur took the lead 7-2. In the end, Ravi insisted on getting 2 points, but that was not enough to win and he lost the match.

Ravi Dahiya's journey in Tokyo Olympics 2020

Ravi Dahiya's journey in this Olympics was amazing and he first made it to the quarter-finals by defeating Colombian wrestler 13-2 in Round 16. After this, in the quarter-finals, he defeated the Bulgarian wrestler by a huge margin of 14-4 and reached the semi-finals. In the semi-finals, he got a tough competition from the Kazakhstan wrestler as well as the Kazakh wrestler bit him with the teeth, despite this, he remained on the field and finally the victory came in his lap. In this match, Ravi Kumar had reduced the margin of victory to 5-9 and then in the last minute, Ravi won the match on the basis of by-fall, bringing down the Kazakh wrestler.

Ravi Kumar Daria was the second wrestler to reach the final match for India in the Olympics. Earlier, Sushil Kumar had done this feat in the 2012 London Olympics and won a silver medal for the country. Sushil Kumar had earlier won the bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Now Ravi has become the second wrestler for India to win a silver medal in the Olympics, but in the 57 kg weight category, he became the first wrestler to win silver for the country.