Sushil qualifies for CWG, however now not with out drama

IMAGE: Sushil Kumar certified for Commonwealth Video games scheduled to be held in Gold Coast, Australia. : Krishnendu Halder/Reuters

Double Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar and 5 different male wrestlers on Friday certified for subsequent yr’s Commonwealth Video games scheduled to be held in Gold Coast, Australia.


Excluding Sushil (74kg), different freestyle grapplers who’ve booked their puts within the Commonwealth Video games are Rahul Mindful (57kg), Bajrang (65kg), Somveer (86kg), Mausam Khatri (97kg) and Sumit (125kg).

The six freestyle wrestlers additionally certified for subsequent yr’s Senior Asian Wrestling Championship to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

But even so, 10 Greco-Roman wrestlers additionally certified for the Asian Wrestling Championships. They’re Rajender (55kg), Gyanender (60kg), Vikram Kurade (63kg), Manish (67kg), Kuldeep Malik (72kg), Gurpreet Singh (77kg), Harpreet Singh (82kg), Sunil (87kg), Hardeep (97kg) and Naveen (130kg).

Alternatively, the choice trials held on the IG Stadium was once marred via an unlucky incident when a brawl broke out between the supporters of Sushil and his sour rival Parveen Rana.

Sushil gained all his bouts on Friday however issues took an unsightly flip when Rana, after shedding to the previous within the semifinal conflict, claimed that the adorned wrestler’s supporters beat him and his elder brother “for bold to take the hoop” in opposition to him.

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