first_imgAbout Sushil Kumar About Sushil Kumar The Number 1 Olympic Athlete of India, he is perhaps the most consistent Sports icon of the country having a tally of 14 Medals from Olympics, Commonwealth and Asian Events. He is the first Indian World Champion wrestler who won the gold medal in freestyle competition at the World Championship 2010. He is the only Indian to have won back to back individual Olympic medals. A silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and a bronze medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Touted as the messiah for Indian Wrestling, he brought back our country on the Wrestling Worlds map. Awarded Padamshree & Arjuna Award, he later also received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna – Indias highest honour for sportspersons. Sushil won the gold medal in 74 kg Mens freestyle in 2014 Commonwealth Games at Glasgow. He is now preparing for the Rio Olympics 2016. MORE Busineswire GSVlast_img


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