Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar wins bronze in Beijing Olympics

More joy for India in the Beijing Olympics.
Wrestler Sushil Kumar clinched the bronze medal after outclassing his Kazakhstan rival in a play-off in the men's 66 kg freestyle wrestling through repechage round.
Earlier, Sushil Kumar lost in the first round to Ukraine’s Andriy Stadnik in the men's 66 kg freestyle event.
Stadnik started of well as he earned the first point while Sushil levelled it soon but the tough Ukrainian took the lead again as he led the first round 2-1.
Stadnik strengthened his lead by scoring quick six points in the second round while Sushil didn't even score a lone point against his mighty Ukrainian opponent.

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