The target is Tokyo 2020 Olympics Qualification spot and to achieve the same, the wrestlers world over in the non-Olympic weight categories are switching to the Olympic categories. The trials being conducted by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for the women athletes on Saturday (today) will also witness the same trend as many girls including 3 gold medal-winning wrestlers have entered the fray by switching their weight categories.
The Battles in offing on Saturday
1) Kiran Bishnoi – From 72kg to 76 – Kiran Bishnoi just won the 72 kg national title in Jalandhar by defeating state-mate Naina. The girl from Ravat Kheda village in Haryana will now make a move to 76kg as 72 is the non-olympic category in the bid to make it to the Indian squad for the Asian Olympic Qualifiers.
This means – Kiran will now challenge the newly…Click here to continue reading