New Delhi [India], December 29 (ANI): Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar qualified for the 2018 Commonwealth Games after defeating Jitender Kumar in the 74kg weight category on Friday. Also Read - New Delhi, Goa and Mumbai Top Booked Destinations by Indians During Valentine’s Week
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The country’s most decorated wrestler, Sushil, had recently won the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships, after making his international comeback. Also Read - Costliest 'Ghagra'? Drugs Worth Rs 1.7 Crore Hidden in Lehengas That Were Being Sent to Australia
He took a three-year break following an injury.
The selection trial were held in the national capital’s IG Stadium for the Indian Free Style Wrestling Teams for participation in the 2018 Senior Asian Wrestling Championship, Kyrgyzstan and 2018 Commonwealth Games, and Greco Roman Style Wrestling Team only for 2018 Senior Asian Wrestling Championship.
The others players who qualified are:
Rahul Aware (57 kg), (65 kg) Bajrang, (74 kg) Sushil Kumar, (86 kg) Somveer, (97 kg) Mausam Khatri, (125 kg) Sumit
Greco Roman Style:
Rajender (55 kg), Gyanender (60 kg), Vikram Kurade (63 kg), Manish (67 kg), Kuldeep Malik (72 kg), Gurpreet Singh (77 kg), Harpreet Singh (82 kg), Sunil (87 kg), Hardeep (97 kg), Naveen (130 kg)(ANI)
This is published unedited from the ANI feed.