Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, June 11: After conducting final selection trials and screening of the players, Jammu and Kashmir Wrestling Association selected State Wrestling team to participate in the 1st Boys Free Style, Greco Roman Style and Girls National Wrestling Championship to be held from June 15 to June 17, 2018 at Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.
This Championship is the first of its kind initiative of the Wrestling Federation of India, under United World Wrestling rules and regulations.
The screening of the team was conducted by the members of Screening Committee of J&K State Sports Council including Ravi Singh, Divisional Sports Officer and Krupali Singh, ace Gymnastics coach.
Secretary J&K State Sports Council has assured full support to the wrestlers on behalf of the Council, while Dushyant Sharma, former President Wrestling Federation of India and President J&K Wrestling Association apprised that this initiative of Wrestling Federation of India will go a long way in infusing competitive spirit among the wrestlers and help them to prepare for Senior National and International events in a better way.
The Team: Sunil Singh (44 kg), Rahul Singh (48 kg), Shashwant Sharma (62 kg), Kulvinder Singh (65 kg), Shakeel Ahmad (60 kg), Mohammad Sahil (68 kg), Bhanu Pratab Singh (44 kg), Anil Singh (48 kg) and Mitali Kotwal (50 kg).