NRI wrestler to represent Canada in Rio Olympics

INGENagillArjun Gill, 24, who won in the Canadian wrestling team trials, is among six wrestlers nominated to represent Canada through the qualifications for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Gill won in the 97-kg freestyle category.

The international qualifying events will start in March in the US. and the first international qualifier event will kick off in Mongolia on April 22.

The 2016 Olympic Games will be held between August 5 and 21 in which 10,500 athletes from 206 countries will participate to compete in 306 medal events.