Two-time Olympic medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar was named the Sportsman of the Decade (Individual Olympic Sports) at the 2021 Sportstar ACES Awards on Saturday.
Sushil has carved a niche for himself in Indian sport, bettering his bronze in the 66kg freestyle at the Beijing Olympics by winning silver at London 2012. He made a bright start to the decade, winning gold at the Asian Championships in Delhi and the World Championships in Moscow, becoming the only Indian wrestler to winning a world crown. His hat-trick of podium finishes at the Commonwealth Games (2010, ’14 and ’18) is another first in Indian sport.
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“I am very happy that the jury has chosen me for this award. You have showered on me with love and blessings during my Olympic journey. You must have…