Watch video: Yogeshwar Dutt's workout for Rio will leave you sweating

May 26, 2016, 18:17 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Check out wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt's workout as he prepares for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The video will surely make break out into a sweat

Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt is working hard for the 2016 Rio Games.

The grappler who won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's 60kg Freestyle wrestling is one of India's medal hopes for the upcoming Olympics and he is making sure that he lives up to the nation's expectations.

Once you see this training video that the wrestler uploaded on his Twitter account, you will surely break out into a sweat.

The 33-year-old is set to participate in his fourth straight Olympics -- Dutt is the only Indian wrestler to have qualified for four straight Games.

Yogeshwar, who has suffered five injuries in the last two years, has declared that 2016 will be his final Olympic event.

After the weight category rejig in 2014, the Olympic medallist grappler has had to move up from 60 kg to the 65 kg freestyle category. And he is training hard to make sure he ends his Olympic saga with a gold medal.

In a recent interview he said he works out twice a day with a six-hour gap in between, generally from 9 am to 6 pm and focussing on strength building.

Yogeshwar is training hard at the 83-acre Sports Authority of India (SAI) facility in Sonepat's Bahalgarh village, where India's best hone their grappling skills in gruelling training schedules.

Yogeshwar had recently been to Georgia, US, for special training to prepare for the quadrennial games. 

Well, all Indians are hoping Yogeshwar's fitness levels and training results in him winning the gold at Rio and making the country proud.

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