The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has suspended eight women grapplers for one year for missing the national camp in Lucknow.
WFI Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar said the wresters were suspended because they came to the camp only for trials and left at their will after the competition.
The disciplinary committee of the WFI hence decided to suspend them.
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The suspended wrestlers include three from Haryaya –Ankush (53kg), Raunak (64kg) and Suman (68kg) and two from Delhi – Bunty (55kg) and Sushma Shaukeen (57kg).
Sheetal Tomar (50kg) from Rajasthan, Reshma Mane (69kg) from Maharashtra and Nikki (76kg) from Railways were the other wrestlers to be suspended.
The WFI has adopted a professional and strict disciplinary approach in matters related to it athletes. While the top wrestlers are extended best possible facilities, including personalised coaching and training overseas, the indiscipline has been brought to book irrespective of the status of an athlete.
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