December 9, 2022


The Wrestling Federation of India President, Brijbhushan Sharan has come out and expressed his full confidence within the Indian wrestling staff headed for the Olympics this 12 months.

He particularly talked in regards to the capacity of all the Indian wrestling contingent to deliver again a medal haul that represented their expertise, arduous work and dedication to the game together with how the main focus is attaining a substantial goal of 4 medals. The main focus must also be to maintain the disastrous 2016 marketing campaign in the back of their thoughts the place controversies similar to Narsingh Yadav’s doping case and Vinesh Phogat’s damage precipitated issues to the camp.

One other level Brijbhushan Sharan touched upon was the damage sustained by Bajrang Punia in Russia final month. He confirmed the damage he obtained earlier was not as dangerous because it was reported to be and Bajrang Punia can be raring to complete on the rostrum given that he’s the second seed within the 65kg class.

The Indian Wrestling contingent includes gifted champions similar to Vinesh Phogat, Deepak Punia, Sonam Malik, and Bajrang Punia. The goal this 12 months can be to higher the efficiency at Rio 2016 the place the staff solely returned with a bronze medal received by Sakshi Malik. Barring Sumit Malik( pending affirmation of a two-year ban) the hopes are excessive for one in every of India’s highest ever wrestling contingents to go to an Olympics.



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