Wrestler Sushil Kumar Appointed Sports Brand Ambassador of Delhi

Sushil Kumar has represented the country in the Olympic Games three times -- in 2004 Athens Olympics, 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics. He is the only Indian wrestler to have won medals in back-to-back Olympic Games.

updated: August 22, 2014 22:47 IST
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Sushil Kumar poses with his gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2014.


New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday announced the decision to appoint wrestler Sushil Kumar as the Sports Brand Ambassador of Delhi Government.

He also doubled sports budget for the capital to Rs 44 lakh.

Jung said it is a matter of great pride that eight Delhi sportspersons have brought laurels for the country and Delhi in the 2014 Commonwealth Games held at Glasgow.

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