Olympic silver medallist Ravi Dahiya to miss World Championship

-By Nandini Chaturvedi

Olympic silver medallist Ravi Dahiya says he has chosen to offer the approaching wrestling World Championship a miss since he didn’t get time to plan for the determination preliminaries that WFI is sorting out the following week to pick the Indian group for the renowned competition. The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will direct preliminaries on Tuesday for the Worlds, set to be held in Oslo, Norway from October 2-10.

Dahiya and other Tokyo Games decoration victors are jumping starting with one state then onto subsequent for the varied felicitation capacities being coordinated in their honour. “I would prefer not to be on the mat ill-equipped. Why bother in contending without sufficient practice? So I need to miss the World Championship since I would prefer not to attend the court dates without sufficient practice,” the calm Dahiya told PTI.

Dahiya will be the second enormous star missing from the Indian line-up as Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Bajrang Punia has additionally been constrained out because of a tendon tear in his right knee. Dahiya, however, didn’t say anything negative when inquired as to whether such a large number of capacities are irritating him. Dahiya wouldn’t fret that WFI didn’t absolve him from preliminaries.