Vinesh has spoken about the mental trauma she has been going through post her Tokyo Olympics debacle but it seems it has not convinced the WFI. She wrote that she may not return to the mat.
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The federation is reportedly angry with the star grappler for her indiscipline at the Games, as Phogat had refused to stay at the Games village and train with other Indian team members.
The 26-year-old Vinesh became the first woman grappler from the country to bag gold at both the Commonwealth and Asian Games in 2018.
Speaking to IANS, Vinesh said she has requested the federation to let her train alone and be exempted from the camp.
The 25-year-old, on Tuesday, began her quest for a maiden medal from the world event with a thunderous 13-0 win over Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sofia Mattsson of Sweden.
India earns its third gold medal and second bronze medal on day-3 of the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 21. Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma bagged the gold and bronze medal in the Men’s 10 metre Air Pistol final. Saurabh clinched the gold after a[Read More…]
India won their second gold of 2018 Asian Games as wrestler Vinesh Phogat defeated Japan’s Irie Yuki 6-2 to win gold in women’s 50kg freestyle wrestling on Monday. It is India’s second gold medal in wrestling too. It is Vinesh Phogat’s second Asian Games medal. She had won a bronze medal in the[Read More…]
Wrestler Sakshi Malik trends at the top after clinching the bronze in the 58 kg category at the Rio Olympics. Qualifying for the repechage round, Malik managed to overturn a 0-5 loss to win 8-5. The 23-year-old is now the only woman to win a medal at the Games, and[Read More…]
Wrestler Sakshi Malik scripted history by winning bronze in the women’s 55kg freestyle event, the first for India in the Games. Beating Kyrgyzstan’s Aisuluu Tynybekova in the match for third-place, she has become the first-ever Indian woman to win an Olympic medal. Despite trailing by 5 points in the match,[Read More…]