Excelsior Sports Correspondent
KATRA, Jan 3: Samba Dist-rict Indian Style Wrestling Championship will be held on January 7, 2017 at Peer Baba Stadium Bari Brahmna under the aegis of J&K State Sports Council.
The decision in this regard was taken in a meeting held under the chairmanship of President J&K Indian Style Wrestling Association, Shiv Kumar Sharma who is also Treasurer Indian Style Wrestling Association of India.
Among other who attended the meeting were Bansi Lal Tidyal, Prithvi Raj Sharma, Mulk Raj Sharma, Yogeshwar Singh, Prem Kumar, Capt. Baloch Din, Capt. Karnail Singh and Retd. JE Surinder Kumar.
General Secretary of the State Association, Bansi Lal Tidyal said that the weigh-in of wrestlers will start at 10 am sharp and bouts will start at 11am.
The Wrestlers have been advised to bring their Jangia (Red & Blue) for the smooth conduct of Championship.
Chairman Technical Commi-ttee, Mulkh Raj Sharma, NIS Wrestling coach disclosed that championship will be held in the seven weight categories of 55Kg, 61Kg, 67Kg, 75Kg, 85Kg, 97Kg, and above up to 120Kg as par the latest norms of Indian Style Wrestling Associ-ation of India.
President Samba District Indian Style Wrestling Associa-tion, Yogeshwar Singh said Gold medalist wrestlers in each weight categories will also participate in the coming “Senior State Indian Style Wrestling Championship”, adding that certificates and Medals will also be awarded to the wrestlers.
For further information the wrestlers interested to take part in the Championship can contact Mulkh Raj Sharma NIS Wrestling coach on mobile number 94191-01267 and General Secretary Samba District Indian Style Wrestling Association Prem Kumar on mobile number 94191-29794.