Israeli wrestler falls to Olympics defeat
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Israeli wrestler falls to Olympics defeat

Ilana Kratysh beaten by Brazilian in opening fight.

Andrew Sherwood is the Jewish News Sport and Community Editor

Ilana Kratysh was beaten in her opening match
Ilana Kratysh was beaten in her opening match

Ilana Kratysh got her wrestling campaign in Rio off to a losing start on Wednesday afternoon.

Competing in the 69kg event, she was beaten 6-2 [on points) by Brazilian Gilda Maria Oliveira.

She is though set to take part in the repechage event, which gets underway later on Friday.

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