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Sushil Kumar Biography & Latest News

Sushil Kumar Biography

Sushil Kumar is an Indian World Champion wrestler who won the gold medal in the 66 kg freestyle competition at the FILA 2010 World Wrestling Championships, a silver medal in the Men's 66kg Freestyle Wrestling event at the 2012 London Olympics and a bronze medal in the Men's 66kg Freestyle Wrestling event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, making him the first Indian to win back to back individual Olympic medals. Trained by some of the most legendary wrestlers of India, Sushil endured tough training conditions on his way to becoming a champ. His first success came at the World Cadet Games in 1998 where he won the gold medal in his weight category. He followed this up with a gold in the Asian Junior Wrestling Championship in 2000. Progressing from the Junior division Sushil Kumar won the bronze medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships in 2003 and followed that up with a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships. He won gold medals at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in 2005 and 2007 and a bronze medal in 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. He also qualified for 2012 Summer Olympics taking place at London and won a silver medal by defeating a wrestler from Kazakhstan. He became the first Indian to win 2 Olympic medals. Sushil Kumar was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2006.

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11 Indian celebrities that WWE could bring in for their next show in India
11 Indian celebrities that WWE could bring in for their next show in India
A look at some of the celebrities that WWE could rope in for their next show in India.
No change in Olympic qualification policy: Wrestling Federation president
No change in Olympic qualification policy: Wrestling Federation president
The wrestler who wins the Olympic quota will be the one that will represent the country at the Olympics, the WFI has confirmed.
WWE News: WWE and Sushil Kumar could not come to an agreement
WWE News: WWE and Sushil Kumar could not come to an agreement
The double-Olympic medallist wrestler will not be joining the company.
WWE likely to add two superstars from India by early 2018
WWE likely to add two superstars from India by early 2018
WWE is looking to pump up its talent representation from India in 2017/18.
5 Indians that the WWE should totally sign up
5 Indians that the WWE should totally sign up
These are 5 Indians that the WWE should definitely sign up, including some behemoths, some legends and a kid!
Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut in November 2017
Sushil Kumar likely to make WWE debut in November 2017
Earlier in October, Sushil Kumar confessed that he was offered a contract by WWE. The talks are now in an advanced stage.
Former Ukraine star to feature in PWL
Former Ukraine star to feature in PWL
WWE News: WWE officials meet Sushil Kumar to discuss WWE move
WWE News: WWE officials meet Sushil Kumar to discuss WWE move
An official announcement could be just around the corner.
Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar receives warning from The Great Khali
Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar receives warning from The Great Khali
Sushil too old for WWE, says Khali.
Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar likely to join WWE in late 2017
Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar likely to join WWE in late 2017
The 33-year old grappler also confirmed that he will be giving the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) a skip.
Sushil Kumar and Pankaj Advani recommended for Padma Bhushan
Sushil Kumar and Pankaj Advani recommended for Padma Bhushan
Jitu Rai and Achanta Sharath Kamal are in contention for Padma Shri.
Sushil Kumar calls for former sportspersons to be a part of the system
Sushil Kumar calls for former sportspersons to be a part of the system
Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar Singh has spoken about his views on India's success in the future Olympic Games.
Sushil Kumar wants Yogeshwar Dutt to bring home the gold medal from Rio
Sushil Kumar wants Yogeshwar Dutt to bring home the gold medal from Rio
Two-time Olympics medallist Sushil Kumar sends his best wish to his childhood friend Yogeshwar Dutt.
5 coaches who have turned things around for Indian sports
5 coaches who have turned things around for Indian sports
These men continue to bring glory to the country long after their playing days are over.
Grappling With Glory: India and its Wrestling tradition (Book Review)
Grappling With Glory: India and its Wrestling tradition (Book Review)
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