The Tata Motors Senior National Wrestling Championship in Jalandhar will also serve as selection trials for the upcoming SAF Games-bound Indian wrestling squad. Gold medallist in men’s free style and women’s categories will automatically qualify for A berth in their respective weight categories for the SAF Games.
There is no Greco Roman competition in the SAF Games.
Over 500 wrestlers from across the country will be vying for top honours in the Tata Motors Senior National Wrestling Championships, scheduled from November 29 to December 1 in Jalandhar.
The Punjab State Wrestling Association is organising Senior National under the aegis of the Wrestling Federation of India.
The WFI has confirmed that the gold medal winners of the nationals will also qualify to represent country in the South Asian Federations (SAF) games in Nepal. The 13th SAF Games are being organized in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The SAF Games will have wrestling competition the Free Style (Men & Women) from 6th to 9th December 2019 in the following weight categories.
Free Style Men: 57 kg, 61 kg, 65 kg, 74kg, 86kg, 97kg and 125 kg.
Women’s Wrestling: 50 kg, 53 kg, 57 kg, 59 kg, 62 kg, 68 kg and 76 kg.
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are scheduled to participate in the SAF Games.
Tata Motors Senior National Wrestling will be streamed LIVE on WrestlingTV
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