Olympic champion Ravi Dahiya out of Asian Games trials, defeated badly by Maharashtra’s Atish Todkar

Asian wrestling championships trials: There has been a major upheaval in wrestling. Star wrestler Ravi Dahiya has been ruled out of the Asian Games trials. Maharashtra’s Atish Todkar defeated the Olympic silver medalist after leading 20-8 in a 57kg thriller. Ravi Dahiya is the silver medalist in the Olympics. In such a situation, this defeat of Ravi Dahiya is being considered as a big upset. 

Maharashtra wrestler Atish Todkar knocked out Olympic champion Ravi Dahiya in the 57kg category. Now Ravi Dahiya will not be able to take part in the Asian Games. Known for his excellent skills and stamina as well as strong attacking game, Ravi Dahiya will not expect to lose against the small wrestler from Maharashtra. 

Those who have seen Ravi Dahiya wrestle know that even taking two points from Dahiya is a huge task for Indian wrestlers, no one would have thought of such a victory against him. 

| Massive Upset – Silver Medalist from Tokyo Olympics Ravi Dahiya knocked out in trials by Atish Todkar from Maharashtra.

20-8 winning lead. RaviDahiya pic.twitter.com/wuw9OVxXN2

— India Sports Updates (@indiasportsup) July 23, 2023

Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will directly play in Asian Games 

For your information, let us tell you that Ravi Dahiya could not fully recover from his injury, but he had to play trials to participate in the Asian Games. Now due to defeat in the trial, he will not be able to participate in the Asian Games. While star wrestlers and Olympic champions Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat did not participate in the trials. Both these veterans will be seen playing directly in the Asian Games. 

Upset Alert

Olympic 🥈 silver medallist Ravi Dahiya has been knocked out of selection trials!! 💔

He goes down against Atish Todkar of Maharashtra 20-8 and won’t be going to the Asian Games. 😱 WFI pic.twitter.com/kveuNAC82C

— Khel Now (@KhelNow) July 23, 2023

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