Tokyo Olympics: Wrestling LIVE Day 11, August 3 - Sonam Malik exits Tokyo Olympics - Updates, Scores, Result, Blog
Sonam Malik will be the first Indian in action at the Tokyo Olympics. Follow us for all the LIVE updates.
The young Sonam Malik lost her round of 16 bout against the Mongolian Bolortuya Khurelkuu and has been sent packing home from her debut Olympic apperance.
The 19-year-old had a chance of staying in contention for a bronze via repechage if Bolortuya reached the final, but it did not materialise as the Mongolian failed to go past the quarterfinal.
- 3 Aug 2021 4:33 AM GMT
No repechage for Sonam Malik at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as Bolortuya Khurelkhuu loses her quarterfinal bout against the Bulgarian Taybe Yusein by technical superiority.
That's a sad sad end to Sonam Malik's promising Olympic debut, and she becomes the first Indian wrestler to exit the Tokyo Olympics.
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- 3 Aug 2021 3:31 AM GMT
The 19-year-old will move into the repechage round, which is scheduled for tomorrow, if Bolortuya Khurelkhuu makes it to the finals. She will face one of the losing semi-finalists in the repechage round 1 and if she wins that, only then would she have the chance of returning from Tokyo with a medal.
- 3 Aug 2021 3:22 AM GMT
India finally starts their campaign in wrestling today. The young 19-year-old Sonam Malik will be in action in Women's 62kg Freestyle against the Mongolian Bolortoya Khurelkhuu.
If Sonam wins, she advances to the quarterfinals, if she loses she moves into the repechage rounds if her opponent reaches the finals.
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