UWW U23 World Wrestling Championship 2019: Gaurav wins, American opponent rushed to hospital

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India’s Gaurav Baliyan once gave good account of himself in the repechage round opener at the U23 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest.

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In the 74kg category repechage round, Gaurav who was leading 6-0 against Brady Berge of USA was declared winner as his opponent fell unconscious on the mat. Gourav went up 2-0 with a step out point in the first period and at 2:30 in the second period. Berge shot in with 1:50 remaining and it appeared that he may have been knocked unconcious during the exhange. Gourav quickly picked up two tilts before medical staff ran to the mat to attend to Berge. The Penn State sophomore was unable to continue and had to be carted off the mat.

The medical staff present at the venue, tried to revive the American for few minutes but as they could not. The American athlete was taken to…Click here to Continue reading