The 62nd Kerala State Senior free style Wrestling Championships for men and women will be held Kannur from October 21 to 23.
Talking to newsmen Kannur today, Mr P Shahin, Chairman of the organizing committee said Olympian Padmashree Susheel Kumar will attend the inaugural function on October 21 as chief guest. This would be Susheel Kumar’s first visit to the state.
The venue for hosting the Wrestling and Basketball events in the 35th National Games in January next year will be held in Kannur, he also announced. This championship will be a trial run for the wrestling competition in the Games.
The state team for the National Games will be selected from this championship, he also announced. About 400 participants from 14 districts would be vying for honours in the state championship while 50 officials will be involved in the championship.
The bouts will be held in eight categories, he said. The men will fight it out in both the freestyle and Greco Roman categories and the women in the free style category.
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