CM – WFI has the wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sonam Malik warned


« Yes, all three wrestlers were fired with warnings that if they commit such indiscipline in the future they will be banned for life, » a WFI source confirmed to the daily.

Published: August 26, 2021 12:22 AM |

Last updated: August 26, 2021 12:22 AM

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CHENNAI: The disciplinary committee of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) released Vinesh Phogat, Sonam Malik and Divya Kakran with a warning on Wednesday. The pardon meant the wrestlers can now take part in the selection tests the team is supposed to pick up for the upcoming World Championships October 2-10 in Oslo, Norway.

« Yes, all three wrestlers were given the warning released that they will be banned for life if they commit such indiscipline in the future, « a WFI source confirmed to this daily.

The national umbrella organization had the star grappler Vinesh earlier this month for indiscipline during their unforgettable Olympic Campaign in Tokyo « temporarily suspended » and also notified the young Sonam and Divya of misconduct. They have been given until August 16 to respond to the communication.

« We have expected this indulgence from the WFI. Vinesh even started training at Kharkhoda Sports School on Tuesday. She is preparing for the World Championships ahead, « said Om Prakash Dahiya, Vinesh’s childhood coach.

Vinesh, one of the country’s greatest prospects for medals at the Tokyo Olympics, lost in the quarterfinals to drop out of the four-year event. Shortly after her return to the country, the federation had suspended her and delivered the notice citing three violations, including her refusal to share the same floor with Indian wrestlers, refusing to train with them, and losing her quarter-finals in. to use a non-certified jersey Tokyo.
« She recently met the doctor and got the green light from him to train for the worlds, » added Dahiya. The selection process will take place in New Delhi on August 31st.

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