Sakshi Malik reinstated to national camp after apology – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik has been reinstated to the national camp at the SAI Centre in Lucknow after she spoke back to the relate reason witness issued by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for leaving the camp with out permission.

Sakshi (62kg), Seema Bisla (50kg) and Kiran (76kg), all of whom maintain certified for the upcoming World Wrestling Championships, maintain been three of the 25 wrestlers who maintain been suspended from the national camp by the WFI for the same motive.

WFI assistant secretary Vinod Tomar on Monday told IANS that all three wrestlers told the Federation that they’d long gone dwelling for the pageant of Raksha Bandhan. “Sakshi acknowledged that she had long gone dwelling for the pageant and admitted that she made a mistake by not taking due permission for it. Seema and Kiran also gave the same causes. They maintain spoke back to the relate reason notices and apologised. So now they’re support in the camp,” he acknowledged.

The trio’s participation at the Worlds isn’t any longer in doubt.

It had emerged on Saturday that 25 of the 45 wrestlers in the camp maintain been barred by the WFI. They maintain been presupposed to assemble on August 16 after the Alexandre Medved event in Minsk, Belarus, nonetheless when the attendance was once taken easiest 13 maintain been show. These that had taken exemptions from the camp had not been barred.

Tomar acknowledged that your entire wrestlers maintain spoke back to the federation and maintain been told that they are going to rejoin the camp. Nonetheless, of us that had their World Championships trials on Monday weren’t allowed to take half in the same. Whereas the rigors for the Olympic weight classes maintain been held on July 28 in Lucknow, these for the non-Olympic classes maintain been held on Monday.

The World Championships will be held in Kazakhstan from September 14 to 22.

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