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Asian Games wrestling: Khatri wins bronze

Mausam Khatri gave the Indian wrestling contingent its third medal at the ongoing Asian Games.

Mausam Khatri on Thursday gave the Indian wrestling contingent its third medal at the ongoing Asian Games after bagging a bronze in the men’s 96kg freestyle competition here.

Khatri got the better of Jaegang Kim of South Korea 3-1 to grab the third position in a contest that just over 17 minutes.

Earlier in the day,Khatri,despite suffering a 1-3 defeat at the hands of Kazakhstan’s Taimuraz Tigiyev got a chance to take the bronze home after overcoming Syria’s Alkarrad Raja in the repechage bout,at the Huagong Gymnasium.

The Indian wrestlers had clinched a couple of bronze medals earlier in the event.