Wrestler bites opponent in ugly Olympic moment

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Olympic viewers were near successful daze aft Kazakhstan wrestler Nurislam Sanayev was seen biting India's Ravi Dahiya during his semi-final nonaccomplishment astatine the Tokyo Olympics.

Dahiya won the semi-final 9-7 aft pulling disconnected a immense comeback victory, booking him a spot successful the men's freestyle 57kg final.


The 4th seeded Indian trailed for overmuch of the contention but helium regrouped and got clasp of his rival with a treble limb onslaught that resulted successful a 'victory by fall'.

However, wound marks were disposable connected the close bicep of India's Dahiya, with an probe launched and Sanayev facing the anticipation of disciplinary action.

"It was achy erstwhile Ravi returned from the mat but helium was fixed an ice-pack and helium is fine. The symptom has subsided. He is acceptable for the final, nary occupation astatine all," a subordinate of the Indian wrestling team's enactment unit told PTI.

Nurislam Sanayev of Team Kazakhstan seen biting India's Ravi Dahiya. (Getty)

According to the rules enforced by governing assemblage UWW, wrestlers are forbidden to propulsion the hair, ears, genitals, pinch the skin, bite, twist fingers oregon toes of their opponents.

"These wide prohibitions are sanctioned based connected the severity of the foul (disqualification, caution-1 (2) constituent oregon verbal warning)," states the rule.

"Disciplinary sanctions mightiness besides beryllium applied aft the contention against the jock astatine fault."

Dahiya outclassed Colombia's Tigreros Urbano (13-2) successful his opener and past outwitted Bulgaria's Georgi Valentinov Vangelov (14-4) and is present guaranteed a medal successful the final.

The Indian wrestler volition look Russia's Zavur Uguev successful the golden medal lucifer connected today.

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