Ravinder Khatri
Country India
Date of Birth 1992-05-15
Age 27 years
Birth Place Haryana India
Major Teams India
Playing Details Greco-Roman wrestler 85kg category.
Ravinder Khatri, Men's Greco Roman 85 kg, Wrestling
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Achievements

          


  • In March 2016, secured the bronze medal at Men's 85kg Greco-Roman event at the 2016 Asian Wrestling Olympic Qualification Tournament.

 

Biography

 

He comes from the fields. Son of a farmer, he began his wrestling at the akharas of his village, Bodia in Jhajjar district. The Army Institute of Sport, Pune picked him up in 2006 and later taken as Havildar in Jatbrigade in 2011.

 

In March, Khatri secured the bronze at the Asian Olympic qualificaion tournament in Mongolia Only the top two of this tournament enter the Rio Olympics. Khatri was lucky that the silver medal winner of the tournament Khenjeev Zhanarbek of Kyrgystan tested positive and was disqualified.

 

The Indian thus got the berth.For one who missed qualifying for London Games four years ago by two points, this has been a big jump.