Wrestling Team Trials : U23 World Championship finalist Pooja Gehlot out with injury

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Pooja Gehlot has been ruled out of the Wrestling Federation of India’s team trials. The rising star of Indian women wrestling has showed her strength and talent at the U23 World Wrestling (Kushti) championships in November in Budapest. The 22-year-old had won a silver medal for India in the 53kg weight category and was expected to raise a claim for the Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers ticket. However, the young grappler from Delhi will be disappointed that since the U-23 World silver, she has missed the Senior Nationals, SAF Games now she is in line to miss the trials for a place in the Indian team for the Asian Olympic Qualifiers and the Asian Championships.

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