Asian Games 2018

Asian Games (wrestling) four host wrestlers to vie for gold on day 3

Asian Games (wrestling) four host wrestlers to vie for gold on day 3

Indonesian wrestler Eko Roni Saputra (red) plays against Fernando Charles of Sri Lanka in the men's 57-kg at Assembly Hall JCC, Jakarta, on Sunday(1Aug 19). (Foto Fiqih Arfani)

Jakarta,  (ANTARA News) - Four host wrestlers will vie for a gold medal on the day three of the Asian Games 2018 on Tuesday.

Desi Sinta and Ridha Wahdaniyaty Ridwan will play in the women`s 68-kg and 76-kg freestyle respectively, while Hasan Sidik and Muhammad Aliansyah will play in the men`s 60-kg and 67-kg grego style respectively.

In the women`s 68-kg freestyle, Desi Sinta must edge out Wenling Chen of Chinese Taipei in the quarter finals on Tuesday to move on to the finals.

If Sinta wins the match she will take on the winner between Tumentsetseg Sharkhuu of Mongolia and Divya Kakran of India in the semifinals.

The other chance to grab a gold medal will come from Ridha Wahdaniyaty Ridwan who will play against Aiperi Medetkyzy of Kyrgyzstan in the knockout stage. If he wins the match, he will meet Kiran of India in the quarterfinals.

In the men`s 60-kg grego event, Hasan Sidik will meet Shinobu Ota of Japan in the knockout stage. If he wins the match, he will take on the winner between Mehrdad Mardani of Iran and Seunghak Kim of South Korea in the quarter finals.

Meanwhile, Muhammad Aliansyah will face Myong Chol Kim of North Korea in the knockout stage. If he wins the match he will take on the winner between Gaoquan Zhang of China and Mubinjon Akhmedov of Tajikistan.

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Rrported by Fiqih Arfani

(T.SYS/B/S012/C/A014) 21-08-2018 11:55:06

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