The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will conduct a brainstorming session subsequent week to determine the venue for an Olympic preparatory camp since Sports activities Authority of India (SAI) has closed coaching centres as a result of a spike in coronavirus circumstances in India.
“Subsequent week, we plan to have a gathering with the coaches and officers of the WFI to chalk out future plans. We may also verify with SAI after they plan to open up coaching centres. However as of now there aren’t any authorities amenities to conduct nationwide camp for a core group of wrestlers who’ve certified for Olympics,” Vinod Tomar, assistant secretary of WFI informed IANS.
WFI holds all of the nationwide camps in coordination with SAI. SAI coaching centre in Sonepat is the primary venue for males whereas the ladies’s camp is organised in Lucknow.
Final month, a number of athletes and members of the teaching employees related to the nationwide camps in Lucknow and Sonepat examined constructive for Covid-19. SAI took a call to shut the amenities until additional orders.
“We may also ship a proposal to SAI and verify whether or not they may enable us to conduct camp for a small group of wrestlers,” stated Tomar.
Eight wrestlers, together with 4 in girls’s class, have received Olympic quota locations of their respective weight group.
A 12-member nationwide group, together with six within the males’s Greco-Roman occasion, participated within the Might 6-9 World Olympic qualifiers in Sofia. India’s Sumit Malik (males 125 kg) and Seema Bisla (girls 50 kg) received the Tokyo Olympic quota locations in Sofia.
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