Sushil Kumar wins Bronze in 66 Kg freestyle category

August 20th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin  

Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar defeated Leonid Speiridonov of Kazakhstan in the men’s freestyle (66 kg) event to grab the bronze in the Olympic Games 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.

This is the first time ever India has won more than one medal in any Olympic games. This medal came as a shock to the media and the sporting contingent present.

Although this time the Indian National Anthem was not played, Sushil Kumar has done India proud. The gold medal went to Turkey, Silver going to Ukraine.

Sushil now enters the elite group of Indian medalists.

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