newswrestling1 year ago

Vinesh Phogat's physio was not included in Tokyo contingent in spite of her requests

The Wrestling Federation of India had apparently sent more than the permitted number of support staff for the Tokyo Games, even though Vinesh Phogat’s personal physio was not included in spite of her requests. The seven-member wrestling squad fetched two medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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featurewrestling2 years ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Women's Wrestling Team

At the 2016 Rio Olympis, Sakshi Malik created history by becoming the first female wrestler from India to win a medal at the Olympics, when she claimed the bronze in the women's 58kg category. Four years down the line, four women's wrestlers are gearing up to re-create a similar scene in Tokyo.
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newswrestling2 years ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian core wrestlers to undergo month-long European exposure tour

The WFI (World Wrestling Federation) has organised a month-long training camp for the Tokyo-bound wrestlers in Warsaw, Poland, starting from the upcoming week. Eight grapplers, including four men and four women from India have qualified for the 2021 Olympics, which begins on July 23.
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newswrestling2 years ago

Wrestler Seema Bisla qualifies for 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Indian wrestler Seema Bisla qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in the women’s 50kg, during the World Olympic Qualifiers, in Sofia, Bulgaria. She will join Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Anshu Malik (57kg) and Sonam Malik (62kg) as the fourth female wrestler from India to secure a quota for the mega-event.
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