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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.

Sushil Kumar Latest News & Articles

Sushil Kumar in fear of missing Asian Wrestling Championship due to knee injury
Sushil Kumar in fear of missing Asian Wrestling Championship due to knee injury
An aggravated knee injury could mean that India's star wrestler would miss the top championship.
PWL 2018: Fans left disappointed as Sushil Kumar makes last-minute injury withdrawal
PWL 2018: Fans left disappointed as Sushil Kumar makes last-minute injury withdrawal
He was in line to face World Championship silver medalist Khetik Tsabolov on Friday.
Sushil Kumar may be overlooked for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
Sushil Kumar may be overlooked for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
Sushil Kumar is a two-time Olympic medallist and one of India's biggest hopes at the Commonwealth Games.
Pro Wrestling League 2018: Full Schedule, Fixtures and Time Table
Pro Wrestling League 2018: Full Schedule, Fixtures and Time Table
A look at the full schedule for the upcoming Pro Wrestling League
Sushil personally instigated his supporters against me: Parveen Rana
Sushil personally instigated his supporters against me: Parveen Rana
Controversy had erupted earlier when the two sets of supporters for both wrestlers had clashed.
PWL 2018: Parveen Rana wants to beat Sushil Kumar for his cancer-stricken mother
PWL 2018: Parveen Rana wants to beat Sushil Kumar for his cancer-stricken mother
Parveen Rana has been fired up by his loss to the 2012 Olympics silver medalist Sushil Kumar during trials for the CWG and Asian Games.
The road ahead for Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt
The road ahead for Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt
An analysis of Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt's chances in the near future.
Parveen Rana's brother lodges FIR against Sushil Kumar
Parveen Rana's brother lodges FIR against Sushil Kumar
Naveen Rana, Parveen Rana's brother lodged FIR against Sushil Kumar and his supporters under IPC sections 323 and 341.
Wrestler Sushil Kumar condemns violence after Commonwealth Games qualification trials
Wrestler Sushil Kumar condemns violence after Commonwealth Games qualification trials
A brawl had earlier taken place between Sushil and Rana's supporters.
Video: Sushil Kumar and Parveen Rana's supporters clash after Commonwealth Games trial
Video: Sushil Kumar and Parveen Rana's supporters clash after Commonwealth Games trial
Sushil also accused Rana of biting him during their bout.
Veteran wrestler Sushil Kumar qualifies for 2018 Commonwealth Games
Veteran wrestler Sushil Kumar qualifies for 2018 Commonwealth Games
He will be aiming for his third straight gold at the event.
Top 5 Indian athletes to look out for in 2018
Top 5 Indian athletes to look out for in 2018
An analysis of Top 5 Indian Sportsmen to Look out for in 2018
Pro Wrestling League Season 3: Full list of players bought by all the teams
Pro Wrestling League Season 3: Full list of players bought by all the teams
20 Olympic and World Championship medalists will feature.
PWL Auction: Sushil Kumar becomes highest paid wrestler after being bought by Delhi Sultans
PWL Auction: Sushil Kumar becomes highest paid wrestler after being bought by Delhi Sultans
Sushil Kumar was bought for a record-breaking Rs. 55 Lakhs in the PWL Auction
Why 2018 could be a watershed year in Indian wrestling
Why 2018 could be a watershed year in Indian wrestling
Indian wrestlers have plenty of events lined up in the coming year to aim for glory.
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