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.