Sushil to lead Indian challenge at C`wealth Wrestling tourney

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 19:35

New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Sushil Kumar will lead the Indian challenge at the 2009 Commonwealth Wrestling championship scheduled to be held in Jalandhar from December 17 to 20.

Wrestlers from several countries including Australia, Iran, England, Bangladesh, Canada, Germany, Japan, Korea, Nigeria and Pakistan apart from host India would participate in the event at the PAP Indoor Stadium.

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) today in a release announced the names of the wrestlers in the Free Style, Greco Roman Style and Female category respectively.
World Championship bronze-winner Ramesh Kumar has opted out of the tournament citing an injury problem.

Meanwhile, an advance course for wrestling coaches in Free Style, Greco Roman Style and Female category is being organised at the SAI sportscentre in Sonepat by the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles [FILA].
The five days crash would see participation of 50 coaches from all over India and is organised by the Wrestling Federation of India and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in a joint venture.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 19:35

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