The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has delayed its resolution on trials for the World Wrestling Championship in Serbia from December 12-20. This was after the chief committee assembly of United World Wrestling (UWW) was rescheduled to November 12,
“We too have delayed our resolution concerning the choice trials of the Indian group for the World Championship,” WFI assistant-secretary Vinod Tomar mentioned on Friday. “Trials of the Indian groups could be performed solely after UWW decides concerning the December occasion.”
Tomar mentioned WFI has already despatched a tentative listing of wrestlers for the meet “because the final date of entry was Thursday (November 5).”
India’s high women and men wrestlers in Olympic weight classes are attending nationwide camps in Sonepat and Lucknow. If UWW confirms the world occasion, WFI will add wrestlers from non-Olympic weight classes to the camps.
The manager council assembly of UWW was scheduled on Friday however withdrawals by three main collaborating nations in view of Covid-19 probably pressured a deferment. Cuba has adopted USA and Japan in pulling out of the world championships.
“It’s higher for Cuban Gladiators to not transfer to Europe within the present situation,” Cuban every day Plenglish quoted Cuba Wrestling Federation president Luis de la Portilla as saying.
The world physique has already introduced the cancellation of the 2020 Junior World Championships, which was additionally scheduled in Belgrade in December.
In one other growth, WFI may maintain the senior nationwide championship from December 18 to twenty in Gonda, Uttar Pradesh. “Earlier than deciding concerning the nationwide championship, WFI ought to consider the scenario because the concern of Covid-19 remains to be looming giant and we wouldn’t take any danger,” mentioned a wrestling official requesting anonymity given the delicate nature of the problem.