DAY 2 of the GRECO-ROMAN WRESTLING OF THE 2012 OLYMPIC IN LONDON. Here is match that was pretty exciting as a amateur wrestling viewer. The match was fast paced and eventful. With a big throw and a challenge against it, on the edge of the seat watching the match. Here are a few snap shots of the match.
Entering the mat. Bilici Rahman of Turkey and Matsumoto Ryutaro of Japan.
The match begins, Rahman and Ryutaro clinch. Ryutaro rushes Rahman out-of-bounds to score one point. The period ends. Ryutaro wins first period.
Secound period begins. Rahman and Ryutaro clinch. Rahman attempts a armdrag, no score. Ryutaro defends and takes Rahman back with a body lock.
The match continues after a stop time. A challenge by the Turkish team. Results in favor for Japan resulting in five points. One for the take down, three for the Gut-wrench throw and one for lost challenge against Turkey.
Matsumoto Ryutaro wins the Men’s Greco-Roman 60 kg 1/8 final contest to move on to the next round. Exciting match. More rounds to follow. Workout, drink be merry.