Haryana: Sub-junior category wrestler won gold by beating senior wrestlers

Jhajjar. sub junior category wrestler (wrestler) won gold medal by defeating senior wrestlers (Gold Medal) have achieved. Wrestler Sumit of Mandauthi village has won this gold medal in the first open ranking senior national wrestling competition. Sumit Hind Kesari, a wrestler of 60 kg weight category, is a disciple of Arjun Awardee coach Dharmendra in Sonu Pehelwan Akhada and is learning wrestling tricks from him. Sumit has also won a bronze medal in the Sub Junior World Championship in 2021. Sumit is more or less the first wrestler who has become the champion of senior wrestling by jumping straight from sub junior.

The first open ranking senior national wrestling competition was organized by the Wrestling Federation of India. The competition was held in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh from 10 to 12 January. Three wrestlers of Hind Kesari Sonu Pehalwan Akhada have won one gold and two silver medals in the competition. Sumit has won gold in 60 kg weight category, Sahil has won silver in 130 kg and wrestler Yogesh of Chhudani village has won silver in 82 kg.

A wrestler of 130 kg weight category, Sahil is a resident of Mandauthi village and is also serving as a constable in the Indian Army. Sahil has also played for the country in the sub-junior cadet competition at the international level. At the same time, Yogesh has won bronze medal in sub junior before silver medal. International level wrestler Rahul of Hind Kesari wrestler Sonu Akhara missed the medal due to injury. However, before the injury, Rahul had defeated 4 wrestlers. Rahul has also been the champion of 2020 Senior National Wrestling.

Arjuna Awardee wrestler and coach Dharmendra says that the Wrestling Federation of India has organized a ranking competition for the first time. More wrestlers participated in this competition than the national wrestling competition. To win the medal, a wrestler has to win 6 to 7 wrestling. He said that the wrestlers of the arena have brought laurels to the area by winning and now these wrestlers will also do the work of winning medals while playing for the country in Asia and Commonwealth Championships.


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