The inauguration of the 10th Haryana Grappling C'ships took place on Friday July 14, 2017 at Chotu Ram Stadium. The Chief Guests on the opening were the sports director Mr. Devender Singh Dhull and Vigilance Chief Police Officer of Gurugram Mr.O.P Narwal. The competitors from various age group 10-12,12-14 and 14-16 years had reached into the semi-final. On Sunday they will compete for the medal.
There were in all 400 competitors from Sonipath, Panipath, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Rewari, Issar, Mahindergardh, Gurugram, Jeend, Hissar, Fatehabad and Faridabad. The Chief of Haryana Grappling Association Mr. Shiv Panchal said the social worker Mr. Krishana Huda had inaugurated the program by congratulating the team players of different age groups. There were other members who all were present during the inauguration ceremony are Mr. Pradeep Kataria , President of Association Mr. Balwinder Singh, International Refree Multan, Jagminder Panchal, Dinesh Kapoor, Vinod Sharma, Sanjeev Tomar, and Jaiveer Panchal. Most no. of medals were bagged by Panipath Grapplers, Tanya of 12 years from Panipath came first in the 27th Kg category followed by Palak from Sonipath, who stood 2nd. Kushi also from Panipath holds the 3rd position.
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Anusha Batra is a Sports Journalist with Sportsflashes who lives in Delhi with expertise in Badminton, Tennis and Figure Skating. She is a die-heart fan of Brazilian footballer Neymar Jr. She believes that sports serve as a tool to break down any social barriers. She loves to spend her weekends by playing badminton.