Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar will be in action when the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) season 3 begins with a clash between Delhi Sultans and Mumbai Maharathi at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here tomorrow.
The 34-year-old Indian, who clinched the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and a bronze at the Beijing Games, will look to make a positive start to their campaign after ending the last season at the fifth spot.
Sushil made a successful return to international wrestling after a hiatus, winning the gold medal in 74kg at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship last month and he would look to continue his good run.
Sushil will have good support in 26-year-old Alvaro Aslan, who won four medals, including a three golds, in the six international events that he participated last year.
Sangeeta Phogat, the youngest among the Phogat sister, too looks in good touch after her silver medal at the National championship last year.
The Mumbai side, which finished in the third spot in the second season, also boosts of some powerful wrestlers in Rio Olympic gold medallist Soslan Ramonov of Russia and Ukraine's Andrei Yatsenco, who won a bronze in 57kg at the Paris World Championship.
Delhi Sultans: Sandeep Tomar (57 kg), Haji Aliyev (65kg), Sushil Kumar (74 kg), Alvaro Aslan (92 kg), Hitendra (125kg), Maroi Mizen (50kg) Sangeeta Phogat (57kg), Monia (62kg), Samar amer Humza (76kg).
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