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Rio Olympics 2016, India Wrestling: Hardeep Singh vs Cenk Ildem, Men's Greco-Roman 98kg Round of 16 live score, commentary and match updates

Should Hardeep Singh win, he will qualify for the quarter-final. However, if he does not win and his opponent reaches the final, Hardeep will be in with a chance of winning a medal through the repechage system.
Updated: 16 August 2016 19:26 IST - Published: 16 August 2016 17:26 IST
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Hardeep really did well and fought hard, but in the end it was just not enough.

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A disappointing finish for Hardeep, but he always seemed to be on the backfoot in that bout. 

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Another elimination from the wrestling arena as Hardeep Singh bows out as well.

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IT IS OVER!!!!!!!! Hardeep Singh has lost the match 2-1

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There is only one point in this but Hardeep needs to get a move on fast. 

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Hardeep seems to be tiring a little here.

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This is turning out to be a close one.

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Hardeep gets a point. It is 2-1

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The Turkish wrestler gets a warning. This is a good chance for Hardeep. 

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Hardeep Singh gets his first point.

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Hardeep has been faster in this round but he has not been able to break the Turkish wrestler's defence. 

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The second period has started and Hardeep is looking to come back into the game.

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The second period begins and Hardeep decides to take charge and get level but the Turkish wrestler is doing his best to resist.

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Hardeep was turned. That's a two-point takedown. A gut wrench was enough to give Ildem the lead.

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Not a great start by the Indian, as he concedes the first points of the bout. That was a quick move by Ildem, and Hardeep had no answer.

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Hardeep trying his best but the Turkish wrestler turns him over and takes the lead. 2-0 and Hardeep will rue the missed opportunity. 

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He should have had a couple of point on board and now the tables have turned. Hardeep is forced on the mat. 

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Hardeep has to go down now.

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Hardeep has the advantage. But the Turkish wrestler puts in a good defence to get out of trouble.

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NOOOO!!!!!!!!! Hardeep cannot take advantage and that is a wasted opportunity. Will he regret that ?

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Hardeep seems to be spelling trouble for his opponent and he has made the referee ask Ildem to get on the mat. 

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A minute into the bout and none of them have a point. 

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Another warning and Hardeep will be forced onto the mat.

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Hardeep gets a warning from the referee. If he gets one more, he will be on the mat. 

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Hardeep gets the first warning.