12/04/2022
Sushil Kumar-Narsingh Yadav spar over ticket to Rio Olympics: This is what Twitterati are saying.

(Wrestler Sushil Kumar moves HC to secure Rio Olympics berth)

Sushil Kumar took bronze in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and then silver in London in 2012 in the 66kg division but this was abolished by the International Wrestling Federation (FILA) in 2014.

This prompted the two-time Olympic medallist to move up to the 74kg weight category which brought him into direct competition with Narsingh Yadav, who was the top Indian wrestler in this class till then. Sushil Kumar missed the qualification for Rio Olympics due to injury, and Narsingh Yadav was able to secure the quota for representing the country.

Sushil is demanding a trial between the two wrestlers, while Narsingh has maintained he has won the quota for representing India.

Amid all this war of words between two of India’s finest wrestlers, here’s what people over social media are saying:

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