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Ravinder Khatri in Men's Greco-Roman 85 kg: Live Score & Updates, Wrestling Rio Olympics 2016

Ravinder Khatri still in contention for a medal in Greco-Roman 85kg due to repechage system.
Updated: 15 August 2016 20:51 IST - Published: 15 August 2016 18:11 IST
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This is not the start Indian fans would have wished from the wrestling contingent but there is still a lot of time to go and several wrestlers to participate. 

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Lorincz did pick up a late point due to passivity by Chakvetadze but he loses 7-1 to the gold medal favourite.

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Lorincz gets one point and the deficit is reduced to 6 points. 

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Ravinder Khatri is out. Lorincz goes into the repechages while Chakvetadze is in the finals.

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Its over, 4+2+1 = 7 Chakvetadzze has defeated Lorincz.

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The Hungarian needs to bounce back and quick. 

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The Russian has raced into a 6-0 lead here and it is not looking good for Lorincz.

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Lorincz will need to respond soon or his Olympic dream and indeed's Ravinder's chance at a bronze maybe over

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Chakvetdze takes the lead 1-0

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Still 0-0 into the second half, both wrestlers seem to be on the defence in this semi-final bout. Chakvetadze slightly the more offensive.

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score still lies at 0-0

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It's been a really tight bout so far as we enter the half way mark

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None of them have been able to take a lead here. The match is going to be close. 

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It's started and been a close contest so far, both wrestlers seem to be measuring each other.

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The game is underway!!!!!

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The match between Davit Chakvetadze and Viktor Lorincz should begin shortly. 

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Minutes to go to the next fight. Lorincz vs Chakvetadze, if Lorincz wins this, Khatri is back.

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Chakvetadze is the 2015 European champion and he is the heavy favourite for the Gold medal in this event. Lorincz will need to pull his best performance yet to defeat the Russian.

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Let's remind our viewers that the repechage system has enabled Ravinder Khatri to still be in contention for a medal. 

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The Hungarian will now meet Russia's Davit Chakvetadze in the semi-final, which will take place in some time. Stay tuned for live updates. 

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Viktor Lorincz has done a huge favour to Indian fans and he has kept hopes of Ravinder Khatri getting a medal alive. 

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HE HAS WON IT!!!!! Viktor Lorincz is the winner by points. 

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Rustam comes back and gets a technical point. The score still 2-1 in favour of his opponent. 

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This is an excellent start from the Hungarian and he seems to be looking good. The age factor will certainly come into play. 

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Viktor has started off well and is leading 2-0.

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If Viktor Lorincz wins this match, he will reach the semi-finals and simultaneously keep Ravinder Khatri's hopes in the tournament alive. Indians must be saying GO VIKTOR!

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The wrestler from Uzbekistan is six years elder than his opponent from Hungary. 

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Viktor Lorincz's match is against Rustam Assakalov from Uzbekistan.

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What do you think of Khatri's chances if he does make the repechages, do you think he can deliver a first medal for India in Greco-Roman? Let us know in the chatbox.

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Lorincz is up next. Stay glued for updates.

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He is facing the Asian games champion in Rustam Assalkov but Lorincz is the World number 2 and a formr world champion. So expect a close bout but Lorincz does go in as favourite.

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Ladies and gentlemen, We near Lorincz's next fight now. Only two more matches till see Lorincz in action again.

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But Lorincz will have to reach the finals for that to happen. We will keep you updated on Lorincz's progress. Remember the Hungarian is the world number 2 and is hence a heavy favorite to get to the finals.

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For those of you who do not know how the repechage system works, it basically means that if a wrestler loses a bout to another wrestler who then goes on to reach the finals, all the opponent he defeated on his way will go into the repechage round. whoever wins the repechages gets the bronze medal. first off Khatri will have to face the man who Lorincz defeated in his first fight. Maksim Manukyan of Armenia.

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Ravinder was the second-best wrestler in this bout!

Ravinder was the second-best wrestler in this bout!

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Ravinder lost his bout 9-0 against Lorincz. The former world champion won by technical superiority in 2:55 in the first round. Wrestling rules state that if a point gap of 8 or more is established between a grappler and his opponent, he wins the bout by technical superiority. This what happened in Khatri's case as he was defeated comfortaby the wrestler from Hungary

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Next up Lorincz is facing Assalkov of Uzbekistan who is the Asian Games gold medalist from 2014

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Lorincz is the current world number two and hot favorite for a medal in this event. So stay glued guys, we might have not seen the last of Ravinder yet.

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We will be hoping that Victor Lorincz gets to the final now as if he does, Ravinder will have a shot at the Bronze medal through the repechages.

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Victor Lorincz is a World Championship bronze medallist and thus moves to the quarter-final.

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5 points are awarded for the execution of a takedown and that is what Viktor Lorincz did tonight.

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Ravinder Khatri has lost in the Round of 16 to Victor Lorincz by Great Superiority.

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A huge take down and that gives a four points. Ravinder Khatri is OUT!!!!! He was clueless there. 

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The Hungarian takes one more point and it has been all him in the first round till now. Khatri seems to have no answers for his opponent. 

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In Freestyle, the use of both arms and legs are legally allowed.

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The first round is going on and the Hungarian is leading 4-0. It has not been a good start for the Indian. 

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The Greco-Roman style differs from Freestyle wrestling in that the players cannot attack their opponent anywhere below the waist to execute moves or trip them.

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Ravinder Khatri is fighting hard but gets turned and the Hungarian is leading. 

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The first round starts and both wrestlers are trying to get the early point. Referee stops play. 

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WE ARE OFF!!!!

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