Google remembers 5.5 feet Indian wrestler in Doodle, know who was KD Jadhav

Today Google has remembered Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav through Doodle. KD Jadhav was the first individual wrestler to win an Olympic medal in independent India. KD Jadhav was born on 15 January 1926 in a village named Goleshwar, Maharashtra. Today, on his 97th birth anniversary, Google has remembered him. He won the bronze medal in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. KD Jadhav’s personality was unique. There are many stories of his wrestling which are quite interesting.

Google Has remembered him on his 97th birth anniversary. The most important thing about his personality was that his height was only 5.5 feet. That is, he was not usually counted among the tall, muscular wrestlers. Despite this, he used to beat big wrestlers with his tricks. The special thing about his game was that he relied more on technique than strength. Despite not having a tall strong body, he used to impress good wrestlers with his technique.

KD Jadhav was the youngest of his five brothers. Along with wrestling, he also knew swimming. google’s According From the young age of 10, he started learning the tricks of wrestling with his father and from there his wrestling career started. Head locking expert KD Jadhav is several kilos heavier than himself Wrestler They used to pick him up and throw him on the ground. Even though he was new in the international wrestling format, he had secured the sixth position in this format for the first time. Till that time no one had done this in India.

After winning the bronze medal, he was preparing for gold. But luck did not favor him here and shortly before the match he suffered a knee injury due to which he could not play for the gold medal. In fact, even his knee was injured in such a way that after that he could not play further. After that he withdrew from the sports career and contributed to a police service. His life ended on 14 August 1984. He received the Arjuna Award in 2000 for his contribution to wrestling but it was given nearly two decades after his death.

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