Rio 2016: Wrestler Sandeep beaten in 57kg freestyle event at Olympics

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Rio De Janeiro, Aug 19: Indian wrestler Sandeep Tomar was beaten by Victor Lebedev of Russia 3-7 in the men's Freestyle 57 kilogram 1/8 final round at the Rio Olympics here on Friday (Aug 19).

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Sandeep never looked in contention to win the match as the Russian grappler overpowered him to advance into the next round at the Carioca Arena 2 - Mat B.

Rio 2016: Wrestler Sandeep beaten in 57kg freestyle event at Olympics

The Indian still has a chance to win a bronze medal in the Repechage round provided Victor reaches the final of the event.

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