Wrestler Ravinder Khatri loses in men's 85kg Greco-Roman in Rio Olympics

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Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15: India's Ravinder Khatri lost to Hungary's Viktor Lorincz by technical superiority in men's Greco-Roman 85kg 1/8 finals here on Monday.

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The 24-year-old Indian failed to provide any resistance during a 0-9 loss to the World Championship bronze medallist at the Carioca Arena 2 - WR Mat B.

Wrestler Ravinder Khatri loses in men's 85kg Greco-Roman in Rio Olympics

Khatri started the first round poorly as he had no answers to the 26-year-old's moves. Leading 4-0, the Hungarian took one more point to seal the first round in two minutes and 55 seconds.

Lorincz then sealed his place at the 1/4 finals, effecting a huge take-down to gain four more points.

Wrestling rules state that if a point gap of 8 or more is established between a grappler and the opponent, the leading contestant wins the bout by technical superiority.

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