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Sushil Kumar is a Jat from village Baprola, near Najafgarh in SouthWest Delhi. His father was a DTC bus driver.

Sushil Kumar - India's wrestling superstar

Wrestler Sushil Kumar became the first individual athlete from India to win back-to-back medals at the Olympics after settling for silver in the men's 66kg freestyle event, ending the country's campaign in London Games with the best ever haul of six medals.