Khalli to become ambassador for Special Olympics
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Last Updated: Sunday, November 15, 2009, 19:35
  
Shimla: Popular WWE wrestler Dalip Singh Rana alias 'The Great Khalli' has agreed to become the brand ambassador of the Special Olympics for physically and mentally challenged children.

"He has agreed to become the brand ambassador of the Special Olympics," Mallika Nadda, Chairperson of the Special Olympic Bharat - Himachal Pradesh Chapter, said.

Formalities in this regard would be completed on Tuesday, she said.

Nadda hoped presence of the famous wrestler would inspire the physically and mentally challenged children and would also add to the attraction of the quadrennial event - held both in summer and winter.

Khalli, a resident of Dhiraina village in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh, is currently in India to attend his younger brother's marriage.

The last Winter Special Olympics was held in the USA in February this year, while the next Summer Special Olympics is scheduled in Athens, Greece in 2011.

Bureau Report


First Published: Sunday, November 15, 2009, 19:35


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