Wrestlers Fights But Not On ‘Mat’


New Delhi: Unpleasant scenes were caught on camera at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex when supporters of Olympic medal winner wrestler Sushil Kumar thrashed the opponent’s camp injuring another wrestler Parveen Rana’s brother.

The incident happened after Sushil Kumar’s first bout when the scuffle broke out between the supporters of both the wrestlers outside the ring when they were involved in an ugly brawl and they were seen beating each other.

Reportedly many of them were left injured including brother of Parveen Rana. Wrestler Sushil Kumar tried to play down the incident while speaking to reporters after the spat.

“This is wrong and should not happen in sports, I condemn it,” Sushil said over the incident. He was due to take the mat for second round after he won his first round bout.