Ravi Malik makes bronze medal round, Narinder Cheema in repechage

Malik began with a 6-0 win over Estonia's Robin Uspenski and followed that up with an 18-9 victory over Kyrgyzstan's Zhenish Humnabekov, who got three cautions in the quarterfinal bout.

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Narinder Cheema (97kg) was only the second Indian wrestler who managed to win two bouts and he got the reward by getting back into the competition through the repechage round.(Representative Image)   -  Getty Images

Ravi Malik and Narinder Cheema remained in medal contention of Greco Roman competitions at the World junior wrestling championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday.

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Ravi defeated Robin Uspenski of Estonia (6-0) and Zhenish Zhumabekov of Kyrgyzstan (18-9). He made it to an 82kg bronze medal match after being beaten by Armenian Karen Khachatryan (9-0) in the semifinals.

Narinder got past German Anton Vieweg (6-5) and Uzbek Abrorbek Nurmukhammedov (11-6) before losing to Pavel Hlinchuk of Belarus (4-0) in the 97kg quarterfinals.

As Hlinchuk entered the final, Narinder got into the repechage round.

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