Google Doodle Celebrates Legacy of The Great Gama
Google Doodle is celebrating today the birth anniversary of one of the most renowned wrestlers of pre-independent India, Gama Pehalwan.
He is an undefeated wrestling world champion who was also known as Rustam-e-Hind besides his ring name The Great Gama.
Bruce Lee is a known admirer and incorporates aspects of Gama's conditioning into his own training routine, Google said.
He was Born as Ghulam Mohammad Baksh Butt in 1878 in Amritsar and hailed from a family of wrestlers.
Gama Pehalwan was awarded the World Heavyweight title in 1910.
One of the most significant feats achieved by Gama was in 1902 when he lifted a 1,200-kg stone.