WrestlingTV.in to LIVE stream WFI trials from Delhi, Lucknow

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In a first for the sport of wrestling in India, WrestlingTV.in will LIVE stream the trials to pick the Indian national wrestling teams for the Senior Asian Championships, Rome, and the Asian Olympic Qualifiers, to be hosted by China in March next year.

Wrestling Federation of India will conduct the trials to pick the freestyle and Greco Roman teams in Delhi on Tuesday, January 3. The selection trial to pick the women’s squad is scheduled for January 4, Wednesday, in Lucknow.

Also Read: Senior Asian Wrestling Championships: All you know about Schedule, Date and Venue

WFI administrative secretary Vinod Tomar has shared that the trials will be conducted in the most transparent manner. “We want to select the best possible candidate to represent India in the Asian Championships & Olympic Qualifiers. WFI will give opportunity to all deserving candidates during the trials. Honourable President, WFI himself will oversee the trials. Live Streaming on WrestlingTV will further enhance the transparency levels of the trial process,” said Tomar.

The WFI has also released the schedule for selection trials:

EVENT DATE VENUE
FS & GR 3-Jan-20 Delhi
WW 4-Jan-20 Lucknow

Trials for Men’s Freestyle & Greco-Roman team will be conducted at K.D. Jadhav Wrestling Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. In the first leg of selection trials the entire focus will be on the Olympic Categories for Senior Free Style & Greco Roman Style Wrestling. The second leg of the trials will be conducted for the Non-Olympic Categories in the second week of January. Only 65kg category in which Bajrang Punia participates and has qualified for the Tokyo 2020 has been exempted from the trials.

First LEG of Trials on 3rd January in Delhi

FS: 74, 97 & 125 Kg.

GR: 60, 67, 77, 87, 97 & 130 Kg.

Selection for 1st Ranking Series International Tournament “Matteo Pellicone” to be held at Rome [Italy] from January 15 to 18, 2020, and Asia OG Qualifier to be held as Xi’an (China) from March 27 to 30 March.

2020 Senior Asian Championship to be held at New Delhi from February 17th to 23rd February 2020

Weight Categories in which trial to be held:

FS: 57, 74, 86, 97 & 125 Kg.

GR: 60, 67, 77, 87, 97 & 130 Kg.

Second LEG of Trials in 2nd week of January for Non-Olympic categories
The Selection Trial in the following weight categories for selecting the teams for participation in the 2020 Asian Senior Championship will be held in the 2nd week of January 2020:
Free Style: 61, 70, 79 & 92 Kg.
Greco Roman: 55, 63, 72 & 82 Kg.

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