Yogeshwar Dutt, Sushil Kumar Shine in International Tourney in Italy

With just over 50 days left for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the performance of both the wrestlers will be a huge boost to their confidence after a sabbatical to recuperate from injuries post the London Olympics.

updated: June 09, 2014 21:20 IST
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Sassari City, Italy: The celebrated Indian wrestling duo of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar sparkled on debut in new weight categories by winning a gold and silver medal respectively in the International Competition in Sassari city, Italy.

London Olympics bronze-medallist Yogeshwar won the gold medal in the 65kg category while two-time Olympic medallist Sushil won the silver in the 74kg division.

This was a strong performance by the Olympic Gold Quest-backed wrestlers in their first competitive tournament post the 2012 London Olympics.

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