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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)…

Meghana wins bronze in National Wrestling
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Meghana wins bronze in National Wrestling

June 24, 2019

R. Meghana, a student of Demonstration School, Mysuru, representing Karnataka U-15 Girls Wrestling Team in the National U-15 Wrestling (Free-style) Championships-2019 held at Kota, Rajasthan, from June 18 to 21, won bronze medal in the 62kg  weight category. Meghana is being coached by L. Manjappa, retired SAI, UoM wrestling coach and senior wrestler B. Shankar…

Specially-abled arm wrestlers, who believe in their abilities to excel
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Specially-abled arm wrestlers, who believe in their abilities to excel

June 7, 2019

Athletes with Physical Disabilities (AWPD) are a problematised group. Their accomplishments are questioned and devalued as less valid or challenging than those of able-privileged athletes. They are not party to the often problematic veneration of athletes in today’s society, nor are they permitted to participate in generalised sporting events. This apart, being born with disability…

Bronze winners at State-level Wrestling Championship
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Bronze winners at State-level Wrestling Championship

December 3, 2018

The students of Citizen Convent, Mysuru, have secured Bronze Medals in the State-level School Sports and Games Championship for Wrestling (2018-19) conducted by the Department of Public Instruction at Municipal Sports Complex in Kanakapura town, Ramanagaram. The medal winners — Mohammed Saif – 52 Kg Category (free style), Yaseen Ansari  – 62 Kg Category (free…

Secures silver in wrestling
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Secures silver in wrestling

December 2, 2018

Rahul, a 10th standard student of Andalus English School, Rajiv Nagar, secured 2nd place in the State-level Higher Primary and High School Students Wrestling Competition (2018-19) conducted by the Department of Public Instructions at Kanakapura town in Ramanagaram district recently.

Excels in Wrestling
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Excels in Wrestling

November 22, 2018

Abhijith, a 3rd sem student of Mechanical Department, ATME College of Engineering, has won Bronze Medal in the 19th VTU Inter-Collegiate (74 kg Category) Wrestling Competition organised by Sapthagiri College of Engineering, Bengaluru, recently.

The World of Sumo, Japanese Wrestling
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The World of Sumo, Japanese Wrestling

October 14, 2018

By Girija Madhavan Mysuru is hosting Dasara, its most important festival. Elephants are brought from jungle camps to lend their caparisoned presence to the procession. Parks display pots of salvias,  zinnias and dahlias; flower beds of cockscomb, cosmos and chrysanthemums. Traditional sports like “Kusti” [wrestling] are a feature of Dasara. Local wrestlers participate in matches,…

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