Haryana Govt plans to hold state wrestling championship ahead of Senior Nationals

By   - 24/12/2020

Haryana government is planning to hold state wrestling championship in January first week for the national championship. “We are planning to hold the state championship from January 8 to select wrestlers for the nationals,” Rajkumar Hooda, secretary of Haryana Wrestling Association said.  However, there are a lot of logistical problems to organise it.

Hooda said that no one is currently ready to take the risk of organising the competition in the current situation. There is a possibility that the state competition is organised in Rohtak as it has controlled the COVID-19 spread efficiently.

“No organiser has so far agreed to the terms due to the strict COVID-19 protocols but we are optimistic of finding a solution to it soon.

“One of the locations shortlisted for now is Rohtak, as it has very efficiently controlled the COVID-19 spread in the region,” he said.

The state federation will hold a meeting with Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) to discuss the matter.

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