With an Olympics bronze medal in his kitty, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt now aims for the elusive World Championship medal.
“My next aim is to win a World Championship medal. Having won a medal in all of the important wrestling tournaments in the world, the World Championship medal is the only one which eludes me. So I want it really badly,” Yogeshwar told IANS.
“I am gunning for the world championship medal. It will take time but I am training for it. I will participate in the Asian Wrestling Championships, which will be held here in Delhi. It will help me prepare mentally and physically for the World Championships. Asia has emerged as an important wrestling zone in the world today and we will have good wrestlers participating here,” said Yogeshwar.
The grappler attended Sunday’s Indian Grand Prix and said he was excited to see Michael Schumacher.
“I am not an avid follower of this sport but I watch it sometimes on TV. This was the first time I got a chance to see it live and it was brilliant. I was very excited about it. It is great to see such a spectacle happening in India and the entire world talking about it,” said Yogeshwar, who was a special invitee at the race with fellow Olympians Sushil Kumar, Vijay Kumar, Deepika Kumari and Gagan Narang.
“My favourite driver is Michael Schumacher. I have seen him drive on TV and I regularly read about him in the papers. He is one of the greatest,” he added.
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