Hyderabad Open Wrestling Championship was organized under the guidance of Sports Authority of Telangana State and Telangana Amateur Wrestling Association at Lal Bahadur Stadium from 21st to 24th May 2017, the efforts were made to rejuvenate the wrestling culture of Hyderabad and Bridge the gap between the traditional & the modern day training centre’s in the city. The main objective of this initiative is to scout talent among the local youth and empower them to train according to the international standards.
265 participants representing 40 Vyayamshala’s in Hyderabad with 8 gold medal winners taking home a Panasonic 32 inch LED tv, Training Kits, 5 Kg’s Ghee and cash rewards of 10,000 each whereas the Senior & Junior Title holder were awarded with a Royal Enfield Bullet and Hero Passion Pro, cash rewards, training kits and Ghee. This initiative also played a key role in re-positioning the sport Wrestling in Hyderabad.
News Coverage –
Wrestling gets the right boost – The Hindu
Tikaram, Kishan setup Summit Clash – Telangana Today
Sai Kiran, Abdul Storm in semis – Telangana Today
Sai Kiran Clinch Title – Telangana Today