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WFI took a big decision, called Bajrang, Vinesh and Sakshi for Olympic qualifier trials – India TV Hindi

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WFI took a big decision, called Bajrang, Vinesh and Sakshi for Olympic qualifier trials – India TV Hindi

Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik,- India TV Hindi

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Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik,

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has included protesting wrestlers Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and retired Olympic medalist Sakshi Malik in the national trials to be held in March for two of Asia’s top tournaments, including the Paris Olympic Qualifiers to be held in Kyrgyzstan. Invited to happen. Earlier, when United World Wrestling, the supreme body of world wrestling, had lifted the suspension from WFI, UWW had also put a condition of not adopting discriminatory attitude against the wrestlers protesting against former national federation president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Wrestlers called for trial

While lifting the suspension of the Wrestling Federation of India, WFI has also included the names of Bajrang (65 kg freestyle), Vinesh (55 kg) and Sakshi (65 kg) for the trials to be held on March 10 and 11. Sakshi had announced her retirement after Sanjay Singh was elected president. He won the bronze medal in the Olympics 2016.

Sanjay Singh gave this statement

Sanjay Singh said in the statement that I would like to inform all the recognized units of the Indian Wrestling Federation that trials will be organized at the KD Yadav Wrestling Indoor Stadium of IG Sports Complex on March 10 and 11 to select the team for the tournament. Will go. According to the statement, selection trials will be held to select teams for the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) from April 11 to 16 and the Asian Olympic Qualifier Tournament at the same venue from April 19 to 21.

Ban was removed from WFI

Earlier, United World Wrestling (UWW) has lifted the suspension imposed on Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) with immediate effect. United World Wrestling had suspended the Indian Wrestling Federation in August 2023, as the WFI failed to conduct elections on time.

(Input: PTI)

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