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WFI to provide international exposure to grapplers

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Chandigarh, Apr 19 (UNI) The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has chalked out a long-term development programme (LTDP) for the promotion of wrestling at the grass root level and has also decided to give international exposure to both the senior and junior grapplers.

Giving this information here today, WFI president Mahinder Singh Malik, Director General of Police, Haryana, said the plan has been submitted to the Centre for approval.

The WFI will field its teams in the coming international tournaments and confimed that Indian teams would compete in the coming Commonwealth Youth Wrestling Championship in Scotland in the second week of July and the Junior and Senior Asian Wrestling Championships at Abu Dhabi in the third week of July.

Mr Malik, who is also the president of the Haryana Olympic Association, said India would also compete in the World Wrestling Championships in China from September 23 and wrestlers would be sent to Bangkok for the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship from August 9 to 13 after that.

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