Event to be held from Oct.10 to 15 at Exhibition Ground
Mysuru: District Minister G.T. Devegowda released the posters of Dasara Wrestling Contest at a simple function organised by the Dasara Wrestling Sub-Committee at the Deputy Commissioner’s office in city yesterday.
The event will be held from Oct.10 to 15 for both men and women at D. Devaraja Urs Multi-purpose Stadium, Dasara Exhibition Ground in city.
The contest is organised jointly by the District Administration, Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports (DYES), Karnataka Olympic Association (KOA) and Karnataka Wrestling Association as part of Dasara celebrations.
Wrestlers will be honoured with Dasara Kanteerava, Dasara Kesari, Dasara Kishori and Dasara Kumari awards on the occasion.
INAUGURATION: The tournament will be inaugurated on Oct.10 at 3.30 pm by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy.
Krishnaaraja MLA S.A. Ramdas will preside. Deputy Chief Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara, District Minister G.T. Devegowda, Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh and others will take part in the inaugural event.
DETAILS: The event will be held in various categories, depending on weight. The Mysuru division level freestyle wrestling tournament for men will held on Oct.11, State-level Greco-Roman wrestling contest for men on Oct.12, State-level wrestling tournament for women will held on Oct.13 and State-level freestyle wrestling contest for men on Oct.14. The wrestling tournament for Dasara Kesari and Dasara Kanteerava will held on Oct.15.
The weight measurement of the wrestlers will be taken at 8 am daily. The point-level wrestling tournament will held from 8 am onwards, while Naada Kusthi competition will held from 3.30 pm onwards.
Prize distribution: A cash prize of Rs.12,000, Rs.6,000 and Rs.1,500 will be given for the first, second and third prize winners of State-level freestyle wrestling, Greco-Roman style for men and freestyle wrestling for women competitions.
While Rs.6,000, Rs.3,000 and Rs.1,500 will be given for the first three winners of Mysuru Division-level Freestyle Wrestling competition.