Sushil Kumar clinches gold at 2017 National Wrestling championship

Two-time Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar, India’s lone woman Olympic medal winner Sakshi Malik and Geeta Phogat won gold medal in their respective categories in the National Wrestling championship in Indore on November 17, 2017. Sushil Kumar took less than three minutes to bag a gold medal as three of his rivals gave him a walkover in men’s 74kg freestyle competition. Sakshi finished on the top of the podium after posting a dominating 10-0 victory over Pooja Tomar of Haryana in the final of women’s 62kg, while Geeta clinched the yellow metal with a win against Ravita in the final of 59kg category.

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