Asian Games wrestling: Ravinder, Sunil Kumar get bronzeBy IANS
Sunday, November 21, 2010
GUANGZHOU - India’s Ravinder Singh and Sunil Kumar Rana won a bronze each on the opening day of the wrestling competition at the Asian Games here Sunday.
Ravinder, the gold medallist at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, defeated Muhammad Aliansyah of Indonesia 9-3 to win the bronze in the men’s Greco-Roman 60kg at the Huagong Gymasium.
Sunilkumar thrashed Sutep Oomchompoo of Thailand 5-0 in the men’s 66kg Greco-Roman and won India its second bronze.
Earlier, Ravinder lost 0-3 to South Korean Jihyuh Jung while Sunilkumar was blanked 0-3 by Iranian Saeid Abdvali in the semifinals.
Sunil had beaten Yazgeldy Kadyrov of Turkmenistan 3-0 in the quarterfinals while Ravinder got the better of Nurbak Tengizabayev of Kazakhstan 3-1 to reach the last four.
Rajendra Kumar, another gold medallist in Delhi, missed out here after losing 1-3 to Shuijin Li of China in the pre-quarterfinals.