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Medal-winners in State-level Wrestling
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Medal-winners in State-level Wrestling

December 18, 2022

The students of Al-Kareem School, Rajiv Nagar, bagged third place at the State-level Wrestling Competition held at Lachyan village in Indi taluk of Vijayapura district. Seen are (from left) Al-Kareem School Chairman Advocate Kaleemulla Baig, medal-winners Shahid and Syed Abu Siddiq and Coach Md. Fazal Ansari.

Vajra Mushti Kalaga comes alive
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Vajra Mushti Kalaga comes alive

October 6, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of Dasara, the traditional Vajra Mushti Kalaga, an extinct form of wrestling, came alive at Karikallu Thotti in front of the Palace Kalyana Mantapa on Wednesday, the last day of Vijayadashami celebrations, in front of a sizeable gathering. Jattis (wrestlers) from Mysuru, Chamarajanagar, Bengaluru and Channapatna participated in the Kalaga. At Wednesday’s…

Wrestlers fight it out at Dasara contest
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Wrestlers fight it out at Dasara contest

September 27, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: By providing more than 100 wrestling houses (Garadi Mane), the State Government is encouraging traditional wrestling, said Minister for Youth Empowerment and Sports K.C. Narayanagowda. He was speaking after inaugurating the traditional wrestling bouts organised as part of Dasara festivities at D. Devaraj Urs Multipurpose Stadium at Doddakere Maidan here yesterday. Continuing, the Minister…

India’s Bajrang Punia through to semis in wrestling
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India’s Bajrang Punia through to semis in wrestling

August 6, 2021

Ravi Dahiya brings home silver; Deepak Punia misses bronze India’s Bajrang Punia won his quarterfinal bout by fall against Morteza Ghiasi of Iran in the men’s freestyle 65kg category this morning and qualified for the semi-finals where he will take on Haji Aliyev of Azerbaijan later in the day. Meanwhile, Indian wrestler Ravi Dahiya took…

Indian wrestlers keep medal hopes alive
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Indian wrestlers keep medal hopes alive

August 5, 2021

Ravi Dahiya assured India of at least a silver medal in wrestling when he booked his place in the final of men’s freestyle 57 kg at the Tokyo Olympics yesterday. The 23-year-old wrestler was trailing Nurislam Sanayev of Kazakhstan 7-9 in the semifinal when he pinned his opponent to be declared winner by fall. In…

Wrestling: Selected for All India Inter-University Championship
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Wrestling: Selected for All India Inter-University Championship

November 16, 2019

Abhijith, a 5th semester Mechanical Engineering student of ATME College of Engineering, has won Gold Medal in 79-kg Category while Abhishek of 7th sem Mechanical Engineering secured Bronze Medal in 86-kg Category in VTU Inter-Collegiate Wrestling Championship 2019-20 held recently at SJCIT (Sri Jagadguru Chandrashekaranatha Swamiji Institute of Technology), Chikkaballapura. Abhijith has been selected to…

Excels in Wrestling, Hackathon Competitions
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Excels in Wrestling, Hackathon Competitions

October 12, 2019

Mysuru: The following students of Maharaja Institute of Technology Mysore (MITM), a unit of Maharaja Education Trust, Mysuru, have excelled in the VTU Inter-College Judo and Wrestling Championship held at SJCIT, Chikkaballapur, recently:  Ravi Kumar (3rd sem EC & E student) has won the Gold Medal and has also been selected to represent Visvesvaraya Technological…

Banda Nodu Pailwan… Pailwan…
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Banda Nodu Pailwan… Pailwan…

October 1, 2019

By V. Shourabh Kusti or wrestling has its roots dug deep in Mysore since the time of Kings. The erstwhile rulers patronised this sport and Kusti has enjoyed a royal heritage status. With a loin cloth firmly fastened around the waist, Pailwans engage in Naada Kusti. This city that was once a hub of wrestling…

Prize winners in Wrestling
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Prize winners in Wrestling

July 16, 2019

The following students of Citizen Convent, Udayagiri, have bagged prizes in Wrestling at District-level School Sports and Games Championship 2019-20  conducted by the Department of Public Instruction, Mysuru, recently: Under -14 (Boys): Mohammed Zain (38 kg category) – 1st; Mohammed Ifzan (44 kg) – 1st; Mohammed Inzamulla (48 kg) – 2nd; Rehan Shariff (68 kg)…

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