CM – Personal trainer so as not to accompany wrestlers in order to reach Tokyo later


The itinerary for these personal trainers is designed to ensure they are given accommodation in the Games Village once they get there, « said an official with the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI).

Published: July 21, 2021 12:12 AM |

Last updated: July 21, 2021 12:12 AM

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CHENNAI: The personal trainers of Indian Olympic wrestlers currently training in Russia will not travel to Tokyo with their wards on July 29th. In fact, they are supposed to leave the country a few days later. However, Vinesh Phogats (53 kg) Hungarian trainer, Woller Akos, will be with her when she leaves Hungary for Tokyo on July 26th.

« These personal coaches’ travel plan is designed to ensure that they have one at the Games Village Get shelter as soon as they get there, « said an official from the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI). Three Indian wrestlers – Bajrang Punia (65 kg), Ravi Dahiya (57 kg) and Deepak Punia (86 kg) – train together with their personal trainers in Vladikavkaz. While Bajrang trains with the Georgian Shako Bentinidis, an employee of the WFI, Ravi is trained by the Russian Kamal Malikov. Murad Gaidarov, silver medalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, is Deepak’s coach. « These buses are scheduled to leave on August 1 and arrive in Tokyo the next day, » the official added. These wrestlers will arrive in Moscow on July 25th and take RT-PCR tests there before they leave.

Up to eight wrestling coaches, including four overseas coaches, have been approved for the Olympic Games. The Indian trainers are supposed to accompany the wrestlers to Tokyo.

Apart from these male grapplers, three female wrestlers traveling to Tokyo, Seema Bisla (50 kg), Anshu Malik (57 kg) and Sonam Malik (62 kg), have the SAI Center in Sonepat, completed two RT-PCR tests by Tuesday. They will leave the country with head coach Kuldeep Malik on July 26.

It is now known that Vinesh’s husband Somvir Rathi arrived in Hungary a few days ago to hand over the Olympic accreditation card. He is also expected to accompany Vinesh to the games. “He has a plan to go to Tokyo to see Vinesh in action. Given the situation due to the pandemic and the restrictions imposed in Tokyo to counter it, the plan is still ongoing. If he gets the permission he wants, he can go to Tokyo. « Said a source.

A total of seven wrestlers (three men and four women) will compete against each other at the Tokyo Games. The wrestling competition begins on August 1st with fighting in the Greco-Roman category.

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