Sushil Kumar thanks coach, parents and his wife

Updated: 12 August 2012 20:46 IST

India's Silver medal winning wrestler from the London Olympics -Sushil Kumar - thanked his coach and his parents for his success and said he plans to continue wrestling till he can give his best for the country.

London:

India's Silver medal winning wrestler from the London Olympics -Sushil Kumar - thanked his coach and his parents for his success and said he plans to continue wrestling till he can give his best for the country.

The 29-year-old was battling dehydration and lost his final bout on Sunday against Japan's Tatsuhiro Yonemitsu. He however said he was satisfied with his medal although Gold would have been even better. He also had special words of appreciation for his coach, parents and family. "We had been preparing for the Olympics for some time and it is through the effort of my coach and my parents that I have a Silver today. I would also like to thank my wife who has been here with me, in London," he said.

Asked if he will continue to wrestle till the next Olympics, Sushil said he will fight till he can. " There are a lot of wrestlers who are elder to me and are representing their countries. I will wrestle till I can," he said.

Topics : Wrestling India Olympics 2012 Sushil Kumar Solanki Team India
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