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.

You can watch the event live by visiting the following link – bit.ly/SSAATHG. There would be one more episode on April 4.

“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…

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