Freak injury costs wrestler Vinesh 1/4 Final bout

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Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) Wrestler Vinesh Phogat lost to China’s Yanan Sun 1-2 after a freak injury cost her the women’s Freestyle 48kg 1/4 final bout of the Rio Olympics here on Wednesday.

Vinesh was leading 1-0 when she hurt her knee before the Chinese gained two points to be declared victorious by injury at the Carioca Arena.

The 21-year-old Indian was taken off on a stretcher as the injury seemed to be a very serious one.



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