Senior National Wrestling Championship: Pooja Dhanda to skip nationals due to knee injury

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The 64th Senior Men, Freestyle and 22nd Women Senior National Wrestling Championship scheduled in Jalandhar from November 29 to December 1 is losing its sheen by the day. After pull-out of some of the top wrestlers now one of the India’s leading female wrestler Pooja Dhanda also has decided to skip the national championships.

Dhanda was suppose to play in the 57kg category at the nationals will miss the event. According to the 2018 world championship medallist, she will be missing the tournament because of injured knee.

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“I will not be competing at the nationals as I am feeling little discomfort in my knee and currently on rehab” Pooja told WrestlingTV.

Pooja is eyeing spot for Tokyo 2020 in the 57kg category and will be preparing herself for the UWW ranking series event in Rome in January and Asian Olympic Qualifiers scheduled for March in China. Dhanda earlier competed in…Click here to Continue reading


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