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Wrestling tournament to mark 102nd birth anniversary of Devaraj Urs
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Wrestling tournament to mark 102nd birth anniversary of Devaraj Urs

As part of 102nd birth anniversary of former Chief Minister D. Devaraj Urs, District Administration, Zilla Panchayat and Backward  Class Welfare Department will jointly organise a wrestling tournament on Aug.27 at 2pm at Devaraj Urs Multi-Purpose Stadium near Dasara Exhibition Grounds here. Addressing the press persons at the Pathrakartara Bhavan on Thursday MLA M.K. Somashekar…

Rakesh for World Cup sub-junior selection trials
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Rakesh for World Cup sub-junior selection trials

Rakesh, a 1st PUC student of Marimallappa’s PU College, Mysuru, has been selected to attend World Cup Sub-Junior Wrestling selection trials to be held at Sonepat, Haryana, on Aug. 17. Earlier he attended a one-month Indian Sub-Junior Wrestling Camp at NIS, Patiala from May 16. A National-level bronze medallist in the 100 kg category, Rakesh,…

Citizen convent students  excel in wrestling
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Citizen convent students excel in wrestling

Citizen Convent students took part in the District Level Wrestling conducted by Department of Public Instructions. The following are the students who have bagged prizes. The first prize winners will be taking part in the State Level Wrestling Competition to be held at Vijayapura soon. Under 14: Mohammed Saif – 38 Kg – 1st Place,…

Excels in Wrestling
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Excels in Wrestling

Faizan Khan, a student of St. Philomena’s High School in city won silver medal in the district level wrestling competition organised by Department of Public Instruction recently. He has been selected to take part in the State level competition in the 45-50 kg category.

Traditional Wrestling Competition: Pahilwan Somdev wins silver mace
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Traditional Wrestling Competition: Pahilwan Somdev wins silver mace

Pahilwan Somadev Rohtak of Haryana won the traditional wrestling competition organised by Late Pahilwan Basavaiah Wrestling Committee at BGS sports grouns in K.G. Koppal yesterday. The competition was organised as a part of Goddess Chamundeshwari Festival. Somdev defeated Pahilwan Yudhistir of Punjab and won the silver mace. Kollapur’s Pahilwan Santosh Dharod won his bout against…

Rakesh for Indian sub-junior wrestling camp
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Rakesh for Indian sub-junior wrestling camp

Rakesh, a I PUC student of Marimallappa PU College, has been selected attend the one-month Indian sub-junior wrestling camp to be held at NIS, Patiala from May 16. A national level bronze medallist in the 100kg category, Rakesh, is the son a famous wrestler Shankar Chakravarthy (CAR Police HQ,) and J. Latha. He trains under…

Asian Wrestling Championship 2017: Sakshi Malik wins silver
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Asian Wrestling Championship 2017: Sakshi Malik wins silver

There was huge expectation from India’s Rio Olympic Games bronze medallist Sakshi Malik in the final of the women’s 60kg event of the Asian Championship, but she fumbled on the mat against an Olympic champion Risako Kawai, to settle for silver. The Indian grappler though reached the final, didn’t show aggression to take control of…

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Traditional sport wrestling fighting for survival

Mysuru overshadowed by the grandeur of its Palaces and the magnificent world famous ‘Dasara Festival’, has seen the age old tradition sport wrestling slowly going into oblivion and dying a slow death. Wrestling, which was patronised by the erstwhile rulers of Mysore, has slowly been dwindling and is been less practiced in the Garadis (wrestling…

Traditional wrestling fighting for survival
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Traditional wrestling fighting for survival

By C.K. Muralidharan Mysuru overshadowed by the grandeur of its Palaces and the magnificent world famous ‘Dasara Festival’, has seen the age old tradition sport wrestling slowly going into oblivion and dying a slow death. Wrestling, which was patronised by the erstwhile rulers of Mysore, has slowly been dwindling and is been less practiced in…

Talented Wrestler: S. Rakesh
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Talented Wrestler: S. Rakesh

Wrestling is a traditional sport which has been patronised by the Maharajas of Mysuru. Traditional Naada Kusti bouts and Free-stule and Greco-Roman style wrestling competitions are held in Mysuru every year in the State and National level during the world-famous Dasara festival. Mysuru has produced well-known wrestlers like Shankar Chakravarthy, Mahesh Pandit, Rudra Mooga, Tiger…

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