Wrestling Championship gets underway

Chief guest Ravinder Raina inaugurating Wrestling Championship in Jammu.
Chief guest Ravinder Raina inaugurating Wrestling Championship in Jammu.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 14: Bhartiya Janata Party State President, Ravinder Raina declared open 25th Men and 11th Women Senior Wrestling Championship, organised by J&K Wrestling Association, under the aegis of Wrestling Federation of India at Wrestling Hall, University of Jammu here today.
Mr Raina was the chief guest on the occasion, while Dr Daud Iqbal Baba, Director Sports JU and Pardeep Sharma, President Bajrang Akhara Jammu were the guests of honour.
Earlier, SSP Dushyant Sharma, former International Wrestler presented welcome address.
The vote of thanks was presented by Ajay Vaid, General Secretary J&K Wrestling Association.
Prominent among others present on the occasion were Raju Sharma, Dheeraj Sharma, Jai Bharat, Vijay Pahalwan, Om Parkash, Swaran Lal, Raj Kumar, Ravinder Kumar and Sahil Sharma.
The winners of the bouts in different weight categories on day-1 included Abdul Qayoom, Sunny Sharma, Takdir Singh, Arif Khan, Ashiq Hussain, Pawan Kumar, Riya Chib and Kusum Rani.