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Sushil Kumar first Indian to win World Wrestling Championships

Wrestler Sushil Kumar became the first Indian to win gold at the World Wrestling Championships.

He defeated Russian Alan Gogaev in the 66kg freestyle category to win the gold medal at Moscow.

In the way to the gold medal Sushil defeated Anastasios Akritidis of Greece, Germany's Martin Sebastian Daum, Mongolia's Batzorig Buyanjav and Azerbaijan's Jabrayil Hasanov.

Sushil kumar had earlier won bronze medal for India at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

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