LAHORE – Gama Pahalwan (Rustam-e-Zaman) Dangal will be held at Punjab Football Stadium on June 19 while Sher-e-Punjab Dangal will be organised at Iqbal Park Wrestling Stadium (Minar-e-Pakistan) on June 26.
Chief Organiser Sports Punjab Ijaz Gull said this during a press conference here at the National Hockey Stadium on Saturday.
In the Gama Pahalwan (Rustam-e-Zaman) Dangal, Bashir Bhola Bhala will face Azam Pahalwan in the first bout and winner will get Rs 100,000 while runner-up will receive Rs 50,000.
The second bout will be between Shahid Pahalwan Khoai Wala (Sher-e-Punjab) Usman Shahid Pahalwan. The winner will get Rs 40,000 and runner-up Rs 30,000. In the third bout, Malo Pahalwan will take on Ijaz Jat Pahalwan of Gujranwala. Rs 15,000 will be given to winner and Rs 10,000 to loser.
The Sher-e-Punjab Dangal event will be held at Iqbal Park Wrestling Stadium on June 26. The first bout will be held between Shahid Pahalwan Khoai Wala and Nadir Dar. Winner will receive Rs 100,000 and Rs 50,000 for runner-up. In the second bout, Jhala Pahalwan of Gujranwala will meet Tari Pahalwan of Gulshan Ravi. Winner will get Rs 40,000 and runner-up Rs 30,000. In the last bout, Hafiz Israr Pahalwan will compete against Naeem Butt Pahalwan. Rs 15,000 will be given to winner and Rs 10,000 to runner-up.
Chief Organiser Sports Punjab Ijaz Gull said that he would like to thanks media for promoting sport and hoped that this time again, media would play its due role to promote these events.
When asked about absence of some renowned wrestlers in the events, Ijaz Gull replied that wrestling federation camp is in progress and those main players were the part of that camp, therefore, they were not participating in these events.