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Sushil Kumar took birth on 26-05-1983 at Baprola, Southwest Delhi in the country of Delhi, India. He’s an Indian Wrestler.
|Other Name:||Sushil Kumar Solanki|
Sushil Kumar Biography, Relationship & Career
Sushil Kumar started his wrestling practice at the young age of 14. He started his preliminary training at the wrestling academy located at the famous Chhatrasal Stadium, New Delhi. He was trained under the famed wrestling trainer Satpal. Sushil only after a couple of months of practice began competing on the circuit and also won his first medal at the WorldCadet Games in 1998. Since then he looked back and in the 2000 Asian Junior Wrestling Championship, he won the gold medal and emerged among the top budding wrestler in India.
Sushil so on turned expert and bagged his first Bronze in 2003 at the AsianWrestling Championship, Delhi. He won his medal from the 60kg freestyle event. He also won the Gold medal at the Commonwealth WrestlingChampionship held in London.
Sushil Kumar first engaged in the Olympic Games in the year 2004, held in Athens. He came 14th along with his operation had been severely criticized. He made amends in his own next Olympic appearance in 2008 which was held in Beijing by winning the Bronze medal. He lost his first match but came back in the repechage round and brought home a trophy in wrestling after a gap of 56 years. He established history at the 2012 London Olympics by becoming the first Indian to win back to back medals afterwards he won the silver decoration and made India proud yet again. He also won the Gold trophy in the 2014 Commonwealth Games but couldn’t be eligible for the 20-16 Rio Olympics.
Sushil is just one of the biggest sporting icons in India and to bank on his celebrity, most brands have approached him to endorse their own brands. He’s been seen in commercials of Eicher Motors, Patanjali, and Mountain Dew amongst others.
For his contribution to Indian wrestling, he has awarded the Arjuna Award and Padma Shri Award by the Government of India. He has also been honored with the country’s highest sporting award i.e.
He was created by Diwan Singh and Kamla Devi. Sushil is wed to Savi Kumari since 2011.
Body Measurements of Sushil Kumar
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Personal Info of Sushil Kumar
|Home Town||Patna, Bihar, India|
|Address||Patna, Bihar, India|
|College||B N College, Patna, Bihar Patna Science College, Patna, Bihar Patna University|
|Qualification||BSc from B N College, Patna Botany Hons from Patna Science College in 1973 MSc Botany (left the course) from Patna University|
|Hobbies||Doing Yoga, Reading, Writing|
|Net worth||1 Crore INR (as in 2014)|
Favourite things of Sushil Kumar
|Favorite color||Black, White|
|Favorite food||Homemade Healthy Food|