Gouzel Manyurova was one of three host nation qualifiers today ©UWW

Kyrgyzstan and hosts Kazakhstan each secured three qualification berths for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as the Asian Olympic Games wrestling qualifying tournament continued today in Astana.

Athens 2004 silver and London 2012 bronze medal winner Gouzel Manyurova was among the home stars to progress.

She secured a place at a third Olympics by scoring a technical fall over Taiwan's Chang Hui-tsu in the women's under 75 kilograms semi-finals.

Fellow qualifier Nia Watari of Japan, gold medal winner at the 2014 Asian Games, won a tightly contested final, 2-1.

Kazakhstan's Asian Games gold medalist Nurmakhan Tinaliev also qualified in the under 130 men's Greco Roman heavyweight category,

He beat Kyrgyzstan's Murat Ramonov 8-0 in the final.

Yogeshwar Dutt of India was among the wrestlers who qualified for Rio 2016 today ©UWW
Yogeshwar Dutt of India was among the wrestlers who qualified for Rio 2016 today ©UWW

Mamet Ibragimov also secured a host nation Olympic berth at 97kg, winning a tight battle with Mongolia's Khuderbulga Dorjkhand in his semi-final.

Magomed Musaev of Kyrgyzstan beat his Central Asian rival 3-2 in the final.

Kyrgyzstan’s third ticket was pocketed by Asia champion Aisuluu Tynybekova,  who needed a late flurry to pull off a 7-7 last-point win over North Korea's Jong Insum in the women’s 58kg semi-finals.

Mongolia also claimed another spot courtesy of Yarygin Grand Prix champion Orkhon Purevdorj.

Tynybekova won the final 10-5.

South Korea's world and Olympic champion Kim Hyeon-Woo overcame Yang Bin of China in the Greco Roman under 75kg before beating Dilshod Turdiev of Uzbekistan in the final 12-2 by fall.

London 2012 bronze medalist Yogeshwar Dutt of India also secured a place in the freestyle under 65kg division.

He then won the gold medal after China's Asian Games bronze medalist Katal Yeerlanbieke withdrew before the final.