Sushil Kumar Wants to Win Asian Games Gold Medal

Sushil Kumar won a gold medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2014 and now has his eyes firmly set on Asian Games later this year.

updated: July 30, 2014 23:16 IST
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Sushil Kumar in action during his 74kg semifinal wrestling bout against Melvin Bibo of Nigeria. He went on to win the gold medal in the category.


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Rio is at the back of his mind but for Sushil Kumar, one of India's greatest Olympians, the immediate aim is to win a gold medal in the upcoming Asian Games, a stage where the decorated wrestler, surprisingly, is yet to taste success.

The 31-year-old grappler is India's only two-time individual Olympic medallist, clinched a gold medal in World Championships and the latest in his rich collection is a yellow metal that he has just won in the 20th Commonwealth Games here yesterday.

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