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by Khelnama News Desk | Others | 07th Oct 2014
Indian Olympic bronze medalist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt on the podium during the felicitation ceremony.

Happy to have ended India’s 28-year-long wait for a wrestling gold at the recent Asian Games, star grappler Yogeshwar Dutt is now aiming for a yellow metal at next year’s World Championships and thereby earn an automatic berth in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

by Khelnama News Desk | Others | 29th Sep 2014
Two Olympic weight classes were dropped for men and two were added for women. Beginning with the 2016 Rio Games, there will be six classes for men and women in freestyle wrestling and six for men in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Yogeshwar Dutt ended a 28-year gold drought for India in wrestling after defeating Tajikistan'sZalimkhan Yusupov in a rip-roaring 65kg title contest to provide the country with its fourth yellow metal in the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday.

by Khelnama News Desk | Others | 01st Aug 2014

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said Thursday that he worked hard on his strengths to win the gold here in the men`s freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

by Khelnama News Desk | Others | 03rd Jun 2014

The celebrated Indian wrestling duo of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar sparkled on debut in new weight categories by winning a gold and silver medal respectively in the International Competition in Sassari city, Italy.

by Khelnama News Desk | Others | 28th May 2014

After a long sabbatical, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will be spearheading the Indian challenge when they fight it out for the first time in their respective new weight categories at the Senior International wrestling tournament in Italy on May 30-31. The London Games medalists gave the Senior Asian Championship at Kazakhstan a miss last month.

by Khelnama News Desk | Others | 19th Dec 2013

India's wrestling chances has come under jeopardy once again after FILA dropped a weight category in freestyle wrestling on Tuesday tweaking the existing ones. The 20-year-old Amit, is expected to move from 55 to 57kg and one among Sushil and Yogeshwar will move for the one remaining lightweight spot (65kg).

by Khelnama news | Others | 15th Apr 2013

Wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt are likely to miss the Asian Wrestling Championship due to injury concerns. Reserve wrestlers Amit Dhankar and Bajrang are set to replace them.

by IANS | 07th Mar
Sushil Kumar

India's wrestling icons Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt Thursday said they won't hesitate to return their Olympic medals if it helps the sport stay at the 2020 Games.



by P.L. Aravind | Others | 27th Dec 2012
Saina Nehwal, Mary Kom, Yogeshwar Dutt, Sushil Kumar, Gagan Narang and Vijay Kumar

There was a time when the term sporting heroes was restricted to cricketers. Even though the likes of P.T. Usha and Milkha Singh inspired a generation, there was a void for decades. It is here that the year 2012 will go down in history books as the period which brought in a change in the Indian sports scenario.

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