No Repechage For Vinesh Phogat

Vinesh Phogat's chance of wining an Olympic medal has ended after Vanesa Kaladzinskaya, who beat Vinesh in the quarter-finals, lost her semi-final bout. With wrestling employing repechage format, Phogat could have fought for bronze had Kaladzinskaya made it to the final. Another heartbreak for Phogat following her Rio Olympics one. To know how repechage works, read our explainer here.

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