Sushil Kumar is an Indian wrestler who won the bronze medal in the Men's 66kg Freestyle Wrestling event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

What is it mean for India?

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For the bronze medal at 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • Rs. 5.5 million cash award and promotion to Assistant Commercial Manager from ticketing inspector by Railway Ministry (his employer)
  • Rs. 5 million cash award from the Delhi Government

Indian Wrestler Sushil Kumar wins bronze medal in olympics 2008
Haryana government on Wednesday announced a cash prize of Rs.25 lakh to the winner of bronze medal in the 66 kg freestyle wrestler, Sushil Kumar in the on going Olympics.

Congratulating the winner of second medal for India, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said that Sushil Kumar who defeated the Kazak opponent and won the medal has made the country proud.
source hindustan times.
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This time it is Wrestler Sushil Kumar who become the proud of India by winning Bronze Medal. He found place in the history of Indian sports when he won the bronze medal in men’s 66kg freestyle category at the Beijing Olympics

India is no longer the “one-medal nation”. Sushil Kumar ensured that by winning a bronze medal on Wednesday, just a week after shooter Abhinav Bindra struck gold in Beijing. Kumar beat Leonid Spiridonov of Kazakhstan in a bronze medal.
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