Greco-Roman wrestlers disappoint at World meet

Las Vegas, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian grapplers continued their poor performance in the Greco-Roman categories at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships here.

Ravinder Singh (59kg) was the only Indian who managed to enter the repechage round on the second day of the tournament on Tuesday.

Ravinder went down to Bayramov of Azerbaijan 1-9 in the pre-quarterfinals. But he qualified for the repechage after Bayramov reached the final.

Ravinder, however, lost 2-6 to Yun Won-Chol of North Korea in the repechage round.

The other Indians in action on Tuesday were unable to advance beyond the qualification round.

Mohammed Rafiq Holi (71kg) went down 4-7 to Akrem Boudjemline of Algeria, Harpreet Singh (80kg) was defeated 0-2 by Askhat Dilmukhamedov of Kazakhstan while Naveen (130kg) was beaten 2-6 by Meng Qiang of China.

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