Bhopal: Beijing Olympics bronze medallist, Sushil Kumar, has been appointed chief coach-cum-technical advisor of the Madhya Pradesh Wrestling Academy.
This will be Sushil's first stint in coaching. The world
champion has been hired for teaching technical aspects of the
sport to upcoming grapplers at the academy, a press release
issued here said.
Sushil would look after the all-round development of
the sport in the state, the release added.
The grappler is expected to play a vital role in
infrastructure development, scouting of young talents and
training them for international events.
Sushil would stay in Bhopal for a specific period during
which he would train young grapplers, the release added.
First Published: Thursday, October 28, 2010, 15:43