Bhopal: World wrestling champion Sushil Kumar has been appointed as the technical adviser and coach of the Madhya Pradesh Martial Arts Academy.
The bronze medallist of the Beijing Olympics took over his new assignment yesterday evening at a function at the Martial Art hall in T T Nagar stadium.
Speaking on the occasion, Sushil said that Bhopal had proved to be lucky for him as he had won the World Championship after attending the State Sports award function here.
The grappler said he had deep attachment for Madhya Pradesh and assured that he will do his best to promote and groom wrestlers in Madhya Pradesh.
He also gave valuable trips to trainees at the stadium.