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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…

Women wrestlers of Mysore Varsity
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Women wrestlers of Mysore Varsity

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

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

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…

State-level wrestling competition held at Nanjangud
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State-level wrestling competition held at Nanjangud

The State-level Wrestling competition organised by Karnataka Rakshna Vedike at the Vidyvardhaka School grounds witnessed 30 pairs of wrestlers from various parts of the State vying for the top honours.  The main attraction of the tournament was the fight between Pahilwan Vishnukoth of Pune and Pahilwan Karthick Kate of Davanagere. Both the wrestlers were involved…

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