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Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins silver medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020

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Ravi Kumar Dahiya

Tokyo Olympics 2020-Wrestling: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins the silver medal for India in Men’s Freestyle 57-kg Wrestling in the Tokyo Olympics on 5th August 2021.

Highlights:

  • He lost his Gold medal match after losing in the final to the Russian Olympic Committee’s (ROC) Zavur Uguev.
  • Ravi had reached the finals by toppling Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan, a former World Championships silver medallist, in the semis.
  • This is India’s fifth medal at the Tokyo Olympics and the second silver of the campaign.
  • The other proud Indian winners are Mirabai Chanu (Silver), PV Sindhu, Lovlina Borgohain and the Indian men’s hockey team (Bronze).
  • Ravi Kumar is the fifth Indian wrestler after KD Jadhav, Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, and Sakshi Malik to finish on the Olympic podium.

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