• Friday, December 09, 2022

Sports

India Commonwealth Games wrestling qualifier ends in mass brawl

Sushil Kumar

By: Sarwar Alam

A Commonwealth Games wrestling qualifier in India descended into a mass brawl Friday after supporters of rival wrestlers clashed at the venue in New Delhi. TV footage showed fans of veteran , an up-and-coming wrestler, exchanging blows soon after their bout ended. Shocked onlookers tried to break up the fistfights between rival supporters, with some throwing water bottles. There was no official confirmation of any injuries. Kumar — who won bronze for India at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and silver at the 2012 London Games — claimed he was bitten by Rana during the bout. “He bit me, but no problem, it might be his…

You do not have access to this content. You need to subscribe.

Eastern Eye

Related Stories

Eastern Eye

Videos

Mrunal Thakur on Dhamaka, experience of working with Kartik Aaryan,…
Nushrratt Bharuccha on Chhorii, pressure of comparison with Lapachhapi, upcoming…
Abhimanyu Dassani on Meenakshi Sundareshwar, how his mom Bhagyashree reacted…