The doping scandals ahead of Common wealth games had made lot of Indians to loose their hopes in the wrestling. But, the title of World Championship in Wrestling boosted the fans.
Olympic bronze medal winner Sushil kumar, had won the title during the world Championship held at Moscow. He is the first champion from India to win FILA 2010 World Wrestling Championship.
Sushil Kumar is a native of Harayana. Even he is one among the two Indians, who won the Bronze medal in Olympics in 2008. Apart from the Olympic medal, there are many milestones in his career. He received gold medals at 2003 commonwealth games held at London, 2005 commonwealth games held at Capetown, 2007 commonwealth games held at London.
Along with the common wealth titles, he also achieved a gold medal in 2010 Asian Championships held at NewDelhi. Bronze medals at 2003 NewDelhi Asian Championships and at 2008 Jeju Island Asian championship.
He defeated Alan Gogaev 3-1 during the free style 66kg category event undergone at FILA 2010 World Wrestling Championship Moscow.
Now, the wrestler is targeting to defend himself in the upcoming events like Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games. With this event, hope of Indians in common wealth games rose.