Image : Sushil Kumar wins bronze

August 20th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin  

BEIJING - AUGUST 20: Sushil Kumar of India celebrates his bronze medal in the 66kg Men’s Freestyle wrestling at the China Agriculture University Gymnasium during Day 12 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 20, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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Fifty six years after wrestler Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav gave India its first ever individual Olympic medal, Sushil Kumar won an unexpected bronze from the same discipline defeating Leonid Spiridonov of Kazakhstan in the freestyle (66 kg) event here Wednesday.This is the second medal for India at the Beijing Olympics after shooter Abhinav Bindra claimed the first ever individual Olympic gold last week.

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