He came up trumps at the two-day freestyle wrestling competitions held at Barkas

Jaffer Bin Mubarak Al Qaseri of Saleh Khulakhi Ustad Akhada was crowned ‘Hyderabad Kesari’ after he defeated Isha Bin Jaweed at the two-day freestyle wrestling competitions held at Barkas here on Sunday.

Jaffer Pahelwan consecutively won two rounds from the three after which the referee declared him the winner at the event organised jointly by the Samaj Sewak Welfare Association and Bamas Akhada coinciding with the Republic Day.

Apart from the awards from the organisers, representatives of a few Akhadas also gave away gifts to the winner and runner-up as a mark of appreciation. The competitions were held in different categories and had participation of 144 wrestlers from about 20 Akhadas.

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