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20 Olympic & World C'ship medallists to be part of PWL-3

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Twenty Olympic and World Championships medallists, including Indian stalwart Sushil Kumar, will take part in the Pro League next month, the organisers said today.

Along with two current Olympic champions in Helen Maroulis and Roslan Ramonov, 10 medal winners from Rio will be seen in action when the PWL-3 begins on January 9.

Three current world champions in Haji Aliyev, Helen Maroulis and Petroshivli Geno, and four continental champions have been included in the six teams.

For the first time in Pro League, players from China, France, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, and were part of the auction held yesterday.

Sultans stole everybody's attention at the auction when it made the highest bid of Rs 55 lakh for star Indian Sushil

Two-time Olympic medal winner Sushil created history as he became the costliest in the Pro League season 3 auction.

The second costliest was Vinesh Phogat, who was sold for Rs 40 lakh to UP Dangal followed by Sakshi Malik, Geeta Phogat, Bajrang Punia at Rs 39 lakh, Rs 28 lakh, Rs 25 lakh respectively.

Among foreign players, Georgia's Petrosivili Geno was bagged by Punjab Royals for Rs 50 lakh. Former world champion was bought by for Rs 46 lakh.

Olympic and world champion was acquired by for Rs 44. Olympic champion from Russia, Soslan Ramonov was bought for Rs 38 lakh by Mumbai Maharathi.

The plyers of all teams:

Haryana Hammers: (57 kg), Rajnish (65 kg), Khetik Sabalov (74kg), Rubaljeet Rangi (92 kg) Sumit (125 kg) Sun yanan (50 kg), (62 kg), Pooja (76 kg).

Mumbai Maharathi: (57 kg), Soslan Ramonov (65kg), Virdev Gulia, (74 kg) Satyavrat Kadian (92 kg), Satyendra (125 kg), Simi (59 kg), Sakshi Malik (62 kg), Vascon Cynthia (76kg).

UP Dangal: (57 kg), Bajrang Punia (65kg), Abdurakhmunov Bekzod (74 kg), Somvir (92kg), Komeil Ghasemi (125 kg), (50 kg), Isulu Tenbekova (57 kg), Geeta Phogat (62 kg), Jainit Namit (76 kg).

Sultans: (57 kg), Haji Aliyev (65kg), Sushil (74 kg), (92 kg), Hitendra (125kg), Maroi Mizen (50kg) Sangeeta Phogat (57kg), Monia (62kg), Samar amer Humza (76kg).

Punjab Royals : Utkarsh Kale (57 kg), Bekbulotov Ilias (65kg), Jitendra (74 kg), Mausam Khatri (92 kg), Petroshivli Geno 125 (kg), Nirmala Devi (50 kg), Puja Dhanda (57 kg), Comba Laroc (76 kg).

Vir Maratha: Sarwan (57kg), (65kg), Praveen Rana (74 kg), Geogey kitov (92 kg), Lewen brienze (125kg) Ritu Phogat (50 kg), Mawra Amri (57 kg), (62 Kg), Natalaya Varobiva (76kg).

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First Published: Sun, December 24 2017. 20:20 IST