Olympic wrestling: North Korea’s Yang grapples to bronze

August 11th, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS  

London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea’s Yang Kyong-il took the Olympic bronze in the men’s 55 kg freestyle wrestling category Friday.

Yang, a 2009 world champion, finished off his opponent Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan inside two rounds.

Yang attacked incessantly from the outset, taking the first round 2-0 and sealing the bronze automatically in round two by building up a six-point lead.

Russia’s Dzhamal Otarsultanov and Georgia’s Vladimer Khinchegashvili will face off for gold.

–IANS/RIA Novosti
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