Mysore: Dharwad’s Anand who pinned his rival Venkatesh from Belagola, in 20 seconds, sailed into the quarterfinals of the 84kg in the Dasara State wrestling championships at the Devraj Urs stadium here on Saturday.
The results: 84kg (Pre-quarterfinals): Anand bt Venkatesh 5-0; Kenchappa (KSP, Belgaum) bt Sujay Gowda (Mys) 4-0; Chethan Buddannavar (SH, Belgaum) bt G.B. Bevanagaddi (Bgm) 4-0; S.G. Malagi (Bijapur) bt B. Ananth Kumar (B’lore) 5-0; Krishna Patil (Bgm) bt Abdul Rehaman 5-0; M.Y. Patil (KSP, D’gere) bt Bhagawanth Bilagi (KSP, D’gere) 4-0.
74kg (Pre-quarterfinals): R. Praveen (Mys) bt K.M. Nigaram (D’gere) 4-1; Somappa Melamani (Gadag) bt Manjunath (Srirangapatna) 3-1; Basavaraj (Gokak) bt Arunkumar (D’gere) 3-0; Sachin padatare (SH, Belgaum) bt M. Malappa (SH, Belgaum) 3-1; Ashok Enagi (Dwd) bt M.M. Kittur (Bgm) 3-0; S.D. Mane (STC, Dwd) bt Imran (SH, D’gere) 3-0; N.C. Nyamgoud (KSP, D’gere) bt Siddagowda (KSP, D’gere) 3-1; L.M. Yelashetti (KSP, D’gere) bt Shyama (D’gere) 3-1.
Under-17 (58kg Quarterfinals): Panduranga Kumbar (STC, Dwd) bt Md.Rafiq Holi (SH, D’ere) 3-1; L.Anand (SH, D’gere) bt Nithin Rao (Belagola) 3-0; Sharif I Jamadhar (Haliyal) bt S.H. Lokesh (D’gere) 3-1; S.S. Hanogoji (SH, Belgaum) bt Vittal R Chippalakatti (Belgaum) 5-0.