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Excels in Wrestling
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Excels in Wrestling

July 29, 2017

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

July 17, 2017

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

May 15, 2017

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

May 13, 2017

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

March 28, 2017

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

March 13, 2017

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

March 12, 2017

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…

Women wrestlers of Mysore Varsity
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Women wrestlers of Mysore Varsity

February 20, 2017

The women’s wrestling team of University of Mysore (2016-17) which will be taking part in the All India Inter-University Women’s Wrestling Championship to be held at Ch.Devilal University, Sirsa, Haryana, from Feb. 22 to 27. Seen in the picture are (from left – standing) M.M. Shruthi, K.M. Sahana, E. Nayana, K.S. Rakshitha, S. Bhoomika, B.P….

Veterans relive their prowess in wrestling
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Veterans relive their prowess in wrestling

February 13, 2017

Most of the wrestling bouts at the wrestling competition for retired and senior wrestlers, which was touted as the first-of-its-kind wrestling in the country, ended on an even note, with veterans of the sport reviving memories of their heydays at D. Devaraj Urs Multi-purpose Stadium at the Dasara Exhibition Ground premises here yesterday. The event…

Seniors to wrestle it out for honours tomorrow
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Seniors to wrestle it out for honours tomorrow

February 11, 2017

A wrestling competition for retired and senior wrestlers will take place at D. Devaraj Urs Multipurpose Stadium in Dasara Exhibition Grounds at 3 pm tomorrow (Feb.12). Announcing this at a press meet at Patrakartara Bhavan here yesterday, Pailwan Kempegowda said the wrestling contest will see veterans of the sport retrace their steps back to the…

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