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Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt’s 2012 Olympics Bronze set to turn Silver

Yogeshwar Dutt-2012 OlympicAce wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt’s 2012 Olympics bronze medal is set to be upgraded to Silver after second-place finisher late Besik Kudukhov failed dope test.

Reportedly, two-time Olympic medallist Kudukhov, who had died in a car crash in 2013, has been found positive in dope test conducted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

However, the official confirmation yet to come from the United World Wrestling (UWW).

Yogeshwar Dutt bagged a bronze medal in men’s 60kg freestyle category in 2012 London Olympics.

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