Wrestling Information: Olympic-bound wrestler Bajrang Punia’s coaching stint within the USA has been granted a one-month extension and can now go on until the primary week of February, the Sports activities Authority of India stated on Tuesday.
Punia, who certified for the Tokyo Video games within the males’s freestyle 65kg class, has been coaching at Cliff Kean Wrestling Membership in Michigan since December 4.
The extra one month coaching will price Rs. 11.65 Lakhs and might be borne by the SAI.
“This choice was taken on the Mission Olympic Cell assembly that happened final week,” a press launch from SAI stated.
“All amenities right here can be found, there’s a health club, furthermore I get superb sparring companions. The faculty boys who practice listed here are good as effectively. I get entry to every little thing I want to enhance my stage,” Punia was quoted as saying in it.
“The standard of sparring companions right here is superb. In India I’m usually coaching with 74 kg and 79 kg class wrestlers however right here I get to coach with my very own weight class,” the two-time World medallist added.
Punia earned a quota for the Tokyo Olympics in September 2019 after profitable a bronze medal on the World Championships in Nur Sultan.
Punia stated he’ll make a return to aggressive wrestling “on the Rome rating collection occasion in March and can comply with that up by collaborating within the Asian Championships in Kazakhstan.”