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Monitoring committee clears a contingent of 27 wrestlers to participate in the second ranking series




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The Monitoring Committee of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) has approved a contingent of 43 members including 27 wrestlers to participate in the upcoming second ranking series ‘Ibrahim-Mustafa’ tournament. The event, to be held in Alexandria, Egypt from February 23 to 26, will be crucial to gain ranking points for better seeding in the Senior Asian Championships 2023 and Senior World Championships 2023.

The Indian team will comprise 9 freestyle wrestlers, 8 female wrestlers and 10 Greco-Roman wrestlers along with 16 coaches and support staff.

The 27 wrestlers will also include 3 Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) wrestlers, namely Ashu 67kg GR, Bhateri 65kg WW and Sujit 65kg FS.

On the Indian team’s participation, Olympic medalist and Oversight Committee Chairperson MC Mary Kom said, “We want to ensure that the sport and athletes do not suffer and that more and more wrestlers get international recognition so that they get a chance.” To compete against the best in the world.”

So far 9 current and former World Championship gold medalists have registered for the second ranking series.

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