He however won a gold in the Asian Championship this year.
Yogeshwar worked hard for the London Olympics and is on a par with his childhood buddy Sushil Kumar, who won the bronze at the Beijing Olympics four years ago, at least for 14 hours.
Sushil will be fighting for a second Olympic medal Sunday.
Yogeshwar qualified for the 2012 Olympics by winning a silver medal at an Asian qualification competition in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Yogeshwar Dutt's success graph:
2003: Gold (60kg) - Commonwealth Championships2006: Bronze (60kg) - Doha Asian Games2008: Gold (60kg) - Asian Championships2010: Gold (60kg) - Delhi Commonwealth Games2012: Gold (60kg) - Asian Championships