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WFI invitations Bajrang, Vinesh, retired Sakshi for trials to pick groups – India TV

Picture Supply : PTI Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik at a press convention in New Delhi on December 21, 2024

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) invited prime wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia and retired Sakshi Malik for the trials to pick the groups for the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship and Asian Olympic Video games Qualifier on Monday. 

The WFI introduced that trials for each upcoming tournaments will probably be held at Okay.D. Jadhav Wrestling Indoor Stadium in New Delhi beginning on March 10. Sanay Singh-led WFI additionally requested all state federations to tell the wrestlers to attend the trials. 

“I wish to inform all affiliated items of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) that the choice trials to pick the groups for participation within the following occasions are being carried out on tenth and eleventh March 2024 at Okay.D. Jadhav Wrestling Indoor Stadium, IGI Sports activities Complicated, New Delhi,” the WFI president Sanjay Singh mentioned in an announcement. “All state items are requested to intimate the wrestlers as per the checklist connected to take part within the mentioned trials.”

The United World Wrestling (UWW) physique lifted the five-month suspension on the Wrestling Federation of India on February 13, permitting them to conduct the trials. Nevertheless, Sanjay Singh’s panel stays suspended by the sports activities ministry however the WFI holds the precise to ship groups to the Olympic Video games based on the UWW rulebook.

Sakshi, Bajrang and Vinesh didn’t participate within the newest WFI nationals however competed within the nationwide championships organized by the sports activities ministry-ordered ad-hoc committee earlier this month. The newest trial checklist by WFI contains Bajrang (65kg freestyle), Vinesh (55kg), Sakshi (62kg) and likewise Antim Panghal (54kg), who has already secured the Paris Olympics 2024 qualification. 

Winners within the trials will take part within the Senior Asian Wrestling Championshiop in Bishkek, beginning on April 11 and the Asian Olympic Video games Qualifier Event from April 19 with the latter figuring out the groups for the Paris Olympic Video games 2024 beginning on July 26.

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