Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17: In a massive setback to India, wrestler Vinesh Phogat lost to China's Yanan Sun 1-2 after a freak injury cost her the women's Freestyle 48kg 1/4 final bout of the Rio Olympics here on Wednesday (Aug 17).
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Vinesh was leading 1-0 when she hurt her knee before the Chinese gained two points to be declared victorious by injury at the Carioca Arena.
The 21-year-old Indian was taken off on a stretcher as the injury seemed to be a very serious one.
Earlier in the day, Vinesh defeated Romania's Emilia Alina Vuc by 11-0 to enter into the quarterfinals where she will now face China's Yahan Sun for a semi-final berth.