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Women's wrestling national camp postponed

The national camp for women's wrestlers, that was scheduled to be held at the Sports Authority of India

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Aug 2020 6:58 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: The national camp for women's wrestlers, that was scheduled to be held at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Lucknow from September 1, has now been postponed. SAI on Saturday said that new dates for the camp will be "intimated in due course".

While no official reason has been given for the postponement, there had been questions on whether the camp can go forward after several wrestlers refused to confirm their participation.

Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat had pulled out of the camp, citing coronavirus scare. Speaking to IANS, Vinesh had said she had requested the federation to let her train alone and be exempted from the camp.

Whereas, on Friday, Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik said that she will not commit to the upcoming national camp until other women wrestlers also confirm their participation. IANS

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