Tata Motor Women Nationals: While it may look bizarre to many, awards like buffaloes and cows are common in wrestling. Keeping up with the tradition, a buffalo worth Rs 1.5 lakh will be given to the ‘best wrestler’ at the recently concluded Tata Motors Women National in Agra. On the final day of the nationals, Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Singh announced that a local sports enthusiast expressed his desire to give such a gift to the best wrestler.
. According to Dronacharya Awardee Mahavir Prasad, a committee has been set up to decide the best wrestler of the event. “The athlete might not be able to transport the buffalo back home but could get cash award of Rs 1.5 lakh,” he added.
On Saturday, Haryana teenager Sonam Malik shocked 2016 Olympics bronze medallist and her senior statemate Sakshi Malik 7-5 to win gold in the 62kg weight category. Madhya Pradesh’s Pushpa and Haryana’s Manisha won bronze medals in the 62kg category.