Rio de Janeiro: Widely approaching to bind one final award for India during a Rio Games, London Olympics bronze-medallist Yogeshwar Dutt is perplexing tough not to let a Narsingh Yadav part impact him forward of a men’s 65kg freestyle eventuality during Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.
A day after an artless Sakshi Malik became a heartthrob of a republic by apropos a initial Indian lady wrestler to win an Olympic award when she non-stop India’s total with a bronze, doping cloud began to haunt a grapplers again as Narsingh was slapped with a four-year anathema for contrast certain for criminialized substance.
Narsingh was handed a anathema by a Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) for flunking a bone-head exam after WADA challenged a purify letter given to him by NADA.
“Ab kya karein sab bura ho raha hai apne saath (What do we do? Nothing is going a way),” men’s freestyle manager Jagminder Singh told PTI, referring to Narsingh’s ban.
“Everyone in a group is in a shock, and we are perplexing a best that it does not impact Yogeshwar. He is a final award hope. We only urge that he gets a good draw,” he added.
Yogeshwar has been really outspoken in his support for Narsingh throughout. In fact, Yogeshwar was staying in a same building during a Games Village as Narsingh and has witnessed all that had taken place in a final integrate of days.
Narsingh was evicted from a Olympics Village on Friday as a anathema meant his accreditation and entrance was cancelled, and he had to be shifted to a hotel.
Yogeshwar’s tour to securing an Olympic share place hasn’t been really smooth. Having recovered from 3 surgeries in 2015, he managed to book a sheet to Rio this year.
Now expectations are high and he himself wants to bid adieu to a wrestling locus with a second true award during a Olympics.
Playing in his fourth and, in all probability, his final Olympics, a 33-year-old will have his charge cut out when he faces Ganzorigiin Mandakhnaran of Mongolia in his eventuality on Sunday.