Yogeshwar Dutt wins wrestling gold in Asian Games

In the the 17th Asian Games , at Incheon, South Korera, the 31 year old Yogeshwar Dutt came first place to win the gold medal in wrestling. He defeated Zalimkhan Yusupov of Tajikistan to win the gold. He is the first Indian to win a gold in wrestling after 28 years.

The native of Haryana, bettered his own bronze winning performance in the 2006 edition of the Asian Games. Dutt, who became a Padma Shri awardee in 2013, also won a bronze medal in freestyle wrestling at the 2012 Olympics, and a  gold in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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