A month-long training-cum-exposure camp for the Olympic Games bound freestyle wrestlers is scheduled to commence in Warsaw from Monday 7 June2021. The Indian team will also compete in the World Ranking Series in Warsaw from June 8 to 13.
Injured women wrestlers Sonam Malik and Seema Bisla will skip a month long Olympic training-cum-exposure camp in Warsaw, Poland. Since Sonam and Seema are on the injured list, only three wrestlers – Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia and Anshu Malik will be coming to Warsaw. The camp will end on July 5.
Sonam and Seema have qualified for the Olympics in the 62kg and 50kg freestyle events, respectively. They are currently training at their home akahras in Haryana, and are expected to regain full fitness and compete at the Olympics.
While Ravi D has qualified Olympics in the men’s 57kg freestyle, Deepak P will compete in the men’s 86kg freestyle category. Anshu M has got Olympic quota in the women’s 57 kg freestyle event.
Earlier it was said that Star wrestler Bajrang Punia will be coming to Warsaw. But as the plan changed, he will train in Russia to prepare for the Olympics. But Vinesh Phogat, who has qualified made it to the Olympics in women’s 53kg freestyle event, has desired to compete in Warsaw. She is currently training in Hungary,” the coach said. The Indian team will return home in the first week of July and the Tokyo Olympic Games are scheduled to start on July 23.