Sushil to lead India’s charge at Commonwealth Wrestling

December 8th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS  

Sushil Kumar New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Beijing Games bronze medallist Sushil Kumar will lead India’s charge at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship to be held in Jalandhar from Dec 17.
Ramesh Kumar, who won the bronze in the World Championship has opted out citing an injury problem.

The tournament, which was originally scheduled to take place in Delhi as a preparation for the Commonwealth Games, will see wrestlers from Australia, Iran, England, Bangladesh, Canada, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Nigeria and Pakistan taking part in the four-day event at the PAP Indoor Stadium.

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) also said that an advance course for coaches in Free Style, Greco Roman Style and Female category will be organised at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Sonepat by the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA).

The five-day crash course would be participated by more than 50 coaches from all over India.

Freestyle A: Anil Kumar (55 Kg), Rajneesh Kumar (60 Kg), Sushil Kumar (66 Kg), Narsingh Yadav (74 Kg), Anuj Kumar (84 Kg), Mausham Khatri (96 Kg), Joginder Kumar (120 Kg)

Freestyle Team B: Vinod Kumar (55 Kg), Rahul Mann (60 Kg), Amit Kumar Dhankar (66 Kg), Sumit (74 Kg), Ramvir (84Kg), Anil Mann (96Kg) and Rajeev Tomar (120 Kg)

Greco Roman Style Team A: Hari Krishan (55Kg), Ravinder Singh (60Kg), Gurbinder Singh (66Kg), Sanjay Singh (74Kg), Manoj Kumar (84Kg), Anil Kumar (96Kg), Dharmender Dalal (120 Kg)

Greco Roman Style Team B : Rajender Kumar (55 Kg), Anil (60Kg), Sunil Rana (66Kg), Rajbir Singh Chhikara (74Kg), Rajesh Kumar (84Kg), Ashok Kumar (96 Kg), Rishipal (120 Kg)

Female Team A: Nirmala Devi (48kg), Babita Kumari (51kg), Geeta (55kg), Alka Tomar (59kg), Navjot Kaur (63kg), Suman Kundu (67kg) and Anmol (72kg)

Female Team B: Neha Rathi (48kg), Rachna Shekhawat (51kg), Nirmal Devi (55kg), Rajani (59kg), Anita (63kg), Babita (67kg), Gursharnpreet Kaur (72kg)

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