Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Mar 25: The opening ceremony of Under-20 Men and Women UT level Beach (Mud) Wrestling Championship was held at Bajrangi Akhara Shalamar, here today.
The championship is being organized by the Wrestling Association of J&K under the auspices of Wrestling Federation of India, J&K Sports Council and J&K Olympic Association.
Pardeep Sharma co-convener BJP Sports Cell J&K was the chief guest on the Occasion, while Vijay Pahalwan, Jai Bharat, Om Parkash, Raju Sharma, Ravinder Sharma, Sahil Sharma and Anil Kumar were present during the opening ceremony.
A total of 70 wrestlers from different districts are participating in the championship.
The chief guest encouraged the participants and gave his best wishes. He also lauded the role of Association for giving the opportunity to budding wrestlers by holding the championship.
Om Parkash was nominated as Chairman Technical Committee by the Wrestling Association of J&K.
In the championship, the first round and second round of the bouts were completed, but due to heavy rainfall, the next round of the championship will start tomorrow early in the morning.
The senior beach (Mud) J&K UT will also commence tomorrow, while weigh-ins of the senior wrestlers start at 8.00am (tomorrow).