Yogeshwar Dutt is the third medal winner wrestler from India in Olympics. After Sushil Kumar’s Bronze in 2008 Olympics, Dutt won in Men’s 60kg category at London Olympics 2012. Since last Olympics, he won Gold medals at Asian Games and Commonwealth Games in 2014. Here is the complete profile of rare Olympic medal winner for India.
- Full Name: Yogeshwar Dutt
Birth Date: 11 Dec, 1982
Birth Place: Bhainswal Kalan, Sonipat, Haryana, India
Yogeshwar lost in the quarterfinals at his first appearance in Olympics at Beijing. On his way to Olympics Bronze at London, he lost the quarterfinal but through repechage won the Bronze medal.
Road to Olympics Bronze on 11 Aug, 2012
- def Anatolie Ilarionovitch Guidea (Bulgaria) 3-1.
lost to Besik Kudukhov (Russia) 3-0.
def Franklin Gomez Matos (Puerto Rico)
def Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari (Iran)
def Jong Myong Ri (North Korea) in Bronze medal Match.
- Olympic Bronze: 2012 London Olympics
2012: Silver (60kg) Asian Olympic Qualifier,, Kazakhstan
2012: Gold (60Kg) Asian Championship
2010: Gold (60Kg) Commonwealth Games
2008 Gold (60Kg) Asian Championship
2006 Bronze (60Kg) Asian Games
2003 Gold (60Kg) Commonwealth Championship