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Rio Olympics 2016, India Wrestling: Sandeep Tomar, Men's freestyle 57kg live updates online

Sandeep Tomar will be facing Victor Lebedev from Russia in the Round of 16 match and a win would put him through to the quarters. He can comeback to win a medal despite losing if his opponent reaches the final of the event (Repechage system).
Updated: 19 August 2016 20:06 IST - Published: 19 August 2016 17:54 IST
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That's it from us from wrestling. We will be live on 21st for the update on Yogeshwar Dutt's quest for gold. 

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But Rahimi cunters for another takedown it's 6-1 and it looks like it's curtains for Sandeep

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less than a minute to go here. It's still 4-1

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The Russian on the attack but the Rahimi defending well.

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Lebedo gets a point back and it's 4-1 with 90 seconds to go.

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But Rahimi is the one who gets it as he extends his margin to 4-0.

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We are entering the second period here. pretty close contest so far. The Russian needs just one takedown to turn things around.

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Another point of the Iranian. It's 2-0 now

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Rahimi drives his opponent out for 1 point.

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Tight contest so far. still scoreless almost 2 minutes into the first period.

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We are underway

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and Lebedov is making his way out followed by Rahimi of Iran.

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It's time for the second quarter finals.

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Remember, if Lebedov makes it to the finals, Sandeep will be back in the repechage.

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We are ready to get underway. It's Lebedov of Russia vs Rahimi of Iran

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We are underway. Lebedev's match up next.

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All round of 16 matches have just concluded. We will get underway with the quarter finals now.

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The last few round of 16 matches are ongoing right now and Lebedov's quarter finals will be the first one to get underway tonight.

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zLebedov's match will be one of the first of the quarter final matches. So stay tuned for live updates. The match is not too far away.

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For those of you joining in late, Sandeep Tomar has lost his opening match to Lebedov of Russia. Lebedov will be facing an Iranina in the quarter finals. Sandeep will be back into Bronze medal contention if Lebedov can reach the finals.

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Lebedov will be facing Rahimi of Iran in the next round and that match is not too far away. We will keep you updated on this match.

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But its not all gloom and doom for India as Sandeep might be back in the repechages if Lebedev reaches the finals. Remember Lebedev is a two time world champion and it's definitely not beyond him to reach that far in the tournament. We will keep you updated on lebedev

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IT IS OVER!!! Victor Lebedev has defeated Sandeep Tomar 7-3

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Sandeep still looking for the attack but its all over. The Russian held his ground firmly and claims a win.

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The Russian still leads 7-3. Sandeep has to do something spectacular. 

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30 seconds to go.

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NOOOO!!!!! Lebedev gets two more and it is 7-3 to the Russian. 

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But Lebedev comes right back in it with another takedown.

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He gets two more!!!! 5-3 to the Russian. Can Sandeep bounce back?????

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We are entering the last minute . he has got two more points via takedown.

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Sandeep gets on board . The score is 5-1

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90 seconds to go and Sandeep is looking for the attack. He drives his opponent out of bounds for 1 point.

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Lebedev defending well as he has done throughout the fight.

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This is not looking good for Sandeep and he needs to do something quick. Two minutes left. 

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Sandeep went for the attack but the Russian countered into a leg hold and takedown for 2 more points

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Lebedev takes two more points and takes it to 5-0

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Sandeep needs 3 or more points to turn this figght around.. The Russian does not look like conceding many points tonight.

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Sandeep needs to get back and fast. Half time in the bout here. 

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First period done. The Indian has looked the more aggressive here but the Russian has been technically superior.

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Great defensive work from the Russian and he switches it around to get the takedown and a three point lead with 30 secs to go in the first period.

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LEBEDEV is ALL OVER HIM - He leads 3-0

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Lebedev leads Tomar 1-0 after just under 2 minutes. 

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And Sandeep concedes a point as he was unable to score against the Russian

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Again too defensive. Passivity warning and the 30 second clock on him now. 

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Sandeep Tomar has got 30 seconds and can he make it count?

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Sandeep Tomar 0-0 Victor Lebedev after a minute gone. Tomar gets a warning. 

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Tomar deemed too defensive by the  referee

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Sandeep in Blue, the Russian in red.

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We are off!!!!

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Sandeep Tomar is in the house and so is Lebedev. Let's go!!!!!