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Sushil Kumar Nonetheless The Greatest Wrestler In India, Says Tokyo Olympics Bronze Medallist Bajrang Punia

Sushil Kumar is a two-time Olympic medallist in wrestling.© AFP

Olympic bronze medallist Bajrang Puniaon Friday stated he thought of jailed wrestler Sushil Kumar continues to be one of the best within the enterprise as he “enlivened” the grappling sport by ending a 56-year await a wrestling medal in Olympics. Punia was talking throughout a felicitation ceremony and a motivation session organised in his honour by the Delhi Metro safety unit of the Central Industrial Safety Pressure (CISF). “I don’t think about anybody a greater wrestler than Sushil Kumar in …he enlivened wrestling after successful an Olympic medal in 2008 and that got here after after 56 years,” Punia stated.

Punia was additionally requested to touch upon the current homicide case involving Sushil however he stated he can be giving opinion solely about his sporting profession.

Sushil was arrested by the Delhi Police in reference to the alleged homicide of a former junior nationwide wrestling champion on the Chhatrasal stadium in Delhi.

Throughout the interplay with the jawans, Punia acknowledged that most likely he was not in one of the best of his kind through the current Tokyo Olympics bout as he had suffered harm. Nevertheless, he managed to safe bronze.

“I gave my greatest (within the Tokyo Olympics). 2024 (Olympics) is simply not far away. I’ll attempt to change the color of my medal. I imagine that it is best to at all times assume optimistic. There’s nothing in life that can not be completed. It’s essential to work onerous,” Punia added.

The wrestler was requested by a personnel on what may very well be completed to higher India’s prospects on the world sporting meets.

“All of it begins with the dad and mom…they must encourage their youngsters. They’re the primary guru and coach. If they don’t encourage their youngsters to play activities then it can’t be completed (doing higher in sports activities and athletics and successful medals),” he stated.


Speaking about what extra might be completed to enhance sports activities within the nation, Punia stated that it needs to be ensured that “good amenities and good eating regimen” offered to sportspersons.

Punia additionally met a couple of CISF wrestlers with whom he had earlier educated on the Chhatrasal stadium. Desk tennis participant Manika Batra was additionally felicitated through the occasion.

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