“Schwinger” (Swiss wrestler) Arnold Forrer cannot be deflected from his goal and, despite injury, still has the victor’s throne in his sights. “I will be right up there on 21 August in Frauenfeld!” says the joint favourite for the Swiss “Eidgenössisches Schwingerfest” Swiss wrestling festival in the “Schweizer Illustrierte” magazine.
The 2001 Schwinger champion was unlucky in the very first round of the St. Gallen Cantonal competition. Just four seconds of fighting saw his back cruciate ligament snap. “There was a cracking sound like a dead branch breaking,” said the 31-year-old.
Read the whole report in the Schweizer Illustrierte magazine here.