Wrestler YogeshwarDutt bags Rio Olympics quota in 65kg category

YogeshwarDutt is the second wrestler from India to qualify for the Rio Olympics after NarsinghYadav.Star wrestler YogeshwarDutt secured an Olympic quota place for India with a gold-medal finish in the men’s 65kg freestyle category in the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament in Astana.The ongoing tournament is the second qualifying event for the Rio Games.The first was last year’s World Championship in Las Vegas, where only NarsinghYadav bagged a quota place for the country in men’s 74kg freestyle.Yogeshwar had won bronze at the last Olympics in men’s
The city of Rio de Janeiro has been elected host city of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. Commonly known as Rio 2016, is a major international multi-sport event in the tradition of the Olympic Games due to take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016. The present IOC president is Thomas Bach.


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