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8 WOW FACTORS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT INDIAN WRESTER SUSHIL KUMAR

By Vivek Bhaji . 12th April 2018 09:30pm
8 WOW FACTORS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT INDIAN WRESTER SUSHIL KUMAR

Third consecutive gold bagged by Sushil Kumar in Commonwealth Games 2018 is a wrestling star now!

How much do you know Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar? Just won gold in the men's 74-kilogram category at the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018, India now has 14 gold medals, 6 silvers, and 9 Bronze with a total medal tally of 29. Also, Rahul Aware clinched gold for India in men's 57-kilogram category. [caption id="attachment_34115" align="aligncenter" width="960"]Sushil Kumar source[/caption] Well, here you are brought to know about two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and how he wins the heart of many. Have a look-
  1. At the age of 18, he became the Haryana State Champion.
  2. During the practice at Chhatrasal stadium, his family supported him despite looking at the budget. His family used to send him milk cans and cooked vegetables to the fullest.
  3. Also, Sushil's father was a DTC bus driver and wrestler too. His father is his mentor and Sushil started wrestling at the age of 14.
  4. Believing that no wrong message should reach to the youth, he refused to be the part of a surrogate advertisement for a liquor brand in 2012.
  5. He is the first person to clinch two Olympic medals- silver and bronze for democratic India.
  6. In Asian Championships, he has established his name. He has won one gold, silver and two bronze medals.
  7. He has set his name in Commonwealth Championships after winning five gold medals including Delhi Commonwealth too.
  8. Presently, he is an Assistant Commercial Manager at the Indian Railways.
[caption id="attachment_34116" align="aligncenter" width="630"]Sushil Kumar source[/caption] Sushil Kumar Solanki is pure vegetarian and has a contribution to social works. Cheers to Wrestling Star Sushil Kumar for making India proud! For more, stay updated to Gabruu.com