India clinches Nepal-India International wrestling competition

Indian wrestlers have clinched the title of the Nepal-India International Wrestling Championship held in Nawalparasi.

The wrestling competition was held as part of the Thadighat fair at Paklihawa, Susta rural municipality-5 on Saturday.

Om Prakash Pahalwan of Gazhiabad and Shailesh Pahalwan of Maharajgunj of India jointly lifted the title of the competition.

The wrestlers coming out first in the championship have been awarded with Rs 6,000 cash prize and a TV set each. Similarly, the wrestler standing in the second position got Rs 4,000 and a TV set and the player standing in third position Rs 2,000 and a bicycle.

Former lawmaker Devkaran Prasad Kalwar gave away the awards to the winners. A total 42 pairs of wrestlers had competed.



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