Wrestlers Ravi, Deepak’s Olympic preparations in doldrums | Extra sports activities Information

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NEW DELHI: Olympic-bound freestyle wrestlers, Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia‘s preparations have suffered because the duo is caught in Warsaw in Poland.
Each Ravi (57kg) and Deepak (86kg) are with none high quality sparring companions since their arrival within the metropolis for the Polish Open match (June 8-13) and have largely been pressured to focus on constructing muscle power reasonably than fine-tuning their wrestling strikes.
It has been greater than two weeks because the match has ended however they’re nonetheless ready for his or her onward journey to Russia to occur. The 2 are supposed to affix compatriot Bajrang Punia (65kg), who has been coaching for the Olympics within the foothills of Vladikavkaz metropolis.
On Sunday, the 2 grapplers and their coaches – Kamal Malikov (Ravi) and Murad Gaidarov (Deepak) – have been turned away from the Warsaw worldwide airport after they failed to provide a safety clearance doc issued by the Russian authorities. The staff received their visas for Russia on Saturday morning from the Indian embassy in Poland and have been booked on a flight to Moscow after which Vladikavkaz. However the wrestlers and coaches have been instructed by the airways workers that they cannot board the flight within the absence of the doc issued by the inside ministry of Russia. The wrestlers at the moment are again of their lodge, with no early decision in sight.
Fortunately, Bajrang and his coach Shako Bentinidis have been all the time clear about skipping the Polish match and stationing themselves in Vladikavkaz, the place a number of high wrestlers have been coaching. However Ravi and Deepak opted to go to Poland, primarily to earn a beneficial seeding for the Olympics. Bajrang’s skipping the meet price him the highest seed for Tokyo however his precedence was to get some high-quality coaching and competitors stints forward of the Video games. Girls’s freestyle grappler Vinesh Phogat, who participated within the Polish meet and gained the gold, has been accorded the highest billing for Tokyo. However she had deliberate her European coaching journey higher.




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