The Dasara Traditional Wrestling Competition at Devaraj Urs Multipurpose Stadium yesterday witnessed an hour-long bout between Pailwan Anand of Davanagere and Pailwan Rohit Dalal of Delhi before the umpires decided to end the match in a draw.
Results of other bouts
Rishod (Sindhuvalli) beat Allah Baksh (Pandvapura), Shivakumar (Veeranagere) beat Manoj (Mellahalli), Somanna (Kalale) beat Anand (FAS Garadi), Chethan (Melapura) beat Rohit (Bhoothappana Garadi), Kumar (Kalasiddanahundi) beat Rakshit (Gandhinagar), Vishal (Tilak Nagar) beat Bharath (Mandi Mohalla), Ramesh (Goluru) beat Chandrashekar (Mellahalli), Bhyrappanayaka (Mysuru) beat Dilip (Ganjam), H.M. Nischith (Hongalli) beat Mahadevaswamy (Kalale), M. Chethan (Kalasiddanahundi) beat Sunil (Belagola), Vinayaka (Bhoothappana Garadi) beat M. Ganesh (Halladakeri), Kaushik (Kesare) beat Chandru (Bannur) and N. Mahesh (Nanjangud) beat Harshith (Palahalli).
Bouts that ended in draw: Kiran (K.G. Koppal) Vs Kiran (Baburayanakoppal), Keshava (Veeranagere) Vs C. Rajashekar (Ramnahalli), Takur (Kumbarakoppal) Vs Babu Jaan (Davanagere), Gangadhar (Mysuru) Vs Nagaraju (Goluru), Arun (Rammanahalli) Vs Gautham (Nanjangud), Chandrashekar (Ashokapuram) Vs Puttaraju (Bengaluru), Ravi (Mellahalli) Vs S.S. Yashwanth (Ashokapuram), Mahadeva (Belavadi) Vs M.C. Mahesh Aradhya (Goswa Garadi) and Wassim Shariff (Mysuru) Vs Srinidhi (Mitai Annaiahna Garadi).
Meanwhile, Pradeep Gowda (Nanjangud), H.R. Madan Gowda (Hunsur), Sachin (Kyathamaranahalli) and Manjunath (Kalale) were given walkover.
Panja Kusti Contest (Arm Wrestling)
Wrestling Sub-Committee had also organised 5th State-level Men and Women and 2nd Specially Abled Panja Kusti (Arm Wrestling) Competitions in association with the State Arm Wrestling Association at the Multipurpose Stadium yesterday.
Winners — 45 kg: Banupriya (Hassan), 50 kg: Kumar Jaaju (Davanagere), 55 kg: Yashaswini (Bengaluru), 60 kg: Shwetha (Hassan), 65 kg: Madhura (Hassan), 70 kg: Ganiga (Mangaluru) and Sharada (Mysuru).
Tittle Winners — ‘Mysuru Dasara Kumari’ title given to best Women Arm Wrestler was bagged by Sharada (Mysuru).
In the specially abled category, ‘Mysuru Dasara Vishesha Chethanau’ (men’s category) was conferred on Sandesh (Benagluru) and ‘Mysuru Dasara Navachethana Taare’ (women’s category) on B. Geetha (Mysuru).