Sushil Kumar Solanki was born on 26 May 1983 and is a former Indian wrestler.
12 Facts About Sushil Kumar
Sushil Kumar carried the Indian flag at the opening ceremony of 2012 London Olympics.
On 3 October 2010, Kumar handed the Queen's Baton to Prince Charles in the Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony.
Sushil Kumar won the gold medal in 74 kg division at 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Sushil Kumar won gold medals at the Commonwealth wrestling championships in 2005 and 2007.
Sushil Kumar placed seventh in the 2007 World Championships and won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
Sushil Kumar won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, becoming the first person to win two Olympic medals for independent India.
Sushil Kumar was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2006 and a coveted Padma Shree by the Indian Government in 2011.
At the 2010 World Wrestling Championships Sushil Kumar became the first Indian to win a world title in wrestling.
Sushil Kumar won gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in Delhi on 10 October 2010.
Sushil Kumar's father, Diwan Singh, was a driver in MTNL Delhi, while his mother, Kamla Devi, is a housewife.
In October 2021, a judge ordered Sushil Kumar continue to be held without bail.