Repechage

  • Indian wrestler Babita wins World Championship bronze September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Babita Kumari (51kg) became the second Indian female wrestler to win a World Championships medal after she clinched a bronze in Edmonton, Canada. According to information received here, Babita defeated Zamira Rakhmanova from Russia in the repechage round to win the bronze Thursday. In the semi-final, Babita lost to local...
  • I thank god for Olympic bronze: Yogeshwar Dutt August 12, 2012

    The 29-year-old Indian wrestler defeated Korea DPR's Jong Myong Ri in the third round of repechage to claim bronze in the 60kg competition of the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday. ...
  • Olympics: Yogeshwar wins bronze in wrestling August 12, 2012

    London: India’s Yogeshwar Dutt defeated Korea DPR’s Jong Myong Ri in the third round of repechage to claim bronze in the 60kg wrestling competition on the penultimate day of the 2012 London Olympics. It was a stunning turnaround in fortunes for the Indian wrestler on Saturday, who won his fifth...
  • Wrestler Geeta bows out of the London Games August 10, 2012

    London: Country's lone woman wrestler, Geeta Phogat crashed out of the London Olympics after she was blanked 3-0 by Tetyana Lazareva of Ukraine in the repechage round two bout in the 55kg freestyle category at the ExCel Arena here on Thursday. Geeta was overwhelmed by the 31-year-old Ukraine girl, who started...