Monday 18 June 2007

Vasant Diwakar no more

EX-NATIONAL kabbadi player Vasant Ganesh Diwakar died here recently. 71-year-old Diwakar is being survived by his wife and a son. He had led the national kabbadi team during 1970 to 1980 for LIC. He also participated in many national competitions.

Wrestler Narayanrao honoured

Wrestler Narayanrao Pawar was honoured with Ustad Buva Dhume Sports Award here on June 17. National Wrestling Association President Kishore Pandit Maharaj bestowed the award. Shivajirao Sanas presided over the function. Revannath Darvatkar, wrestler Jayvantrao Shinde and Sunil Nevrekar were felicitated at the occasion.

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