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Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt earns berth for Rio Olympics

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Published on 20 March 2016 5:22 AM GMT

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt earns berth for Rio Olympics
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Lucknow: Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt on booked his place in the 65 kg freestyle category after winning a gold-medal in the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament in Astana of Kazakhstan.

He has become the second Indian wrestler after Narsingh Yadav to book a berth for the Rio Olympics, to be held later this year.

En route the final, Yogeshwar put up a dominating show, winning all his three bouts rather comfortably.

The ongoing tournament is the second qualifying event for the Rio Games.

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