Wednesday, August 20, 2008

India At Beijing Olympics : Wrestler Sushil Kumar Wins Bronze in 66KG

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Wrestler Sushil Kumar provided an unexpected boost to India's Olympic campaign by clinching bronze medal after beating Kazakhstan's Leonid Spiridonov in the repechage match of the men's freestyle wrestling 66kg class here on Wednesday (20th August 2008).

Earlier, India's Sushil Kumar lost ion the first round to Ukraine’s Andriy Stadnik in the men's 66 kg freestyle event.

Sushil also thwarted the challenge from American Doug Schwab and Belarrussian Albert Batyrov in the first two repechage rounds.

Sushil is only the second Indian wrestler to win the wrestling bronze after Kashabha Jadhav had returned with the medal in 1952 Helsinki Games.

Image Courtsey : AP Photo and Indiatimes.com

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Blogger gaurav said...

Jha gay guru - maza aa gaya - chak de fateh - well done

August 20, 2008 at 6:44 PM

 

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