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Tokyo Olympics: TOPS Sanctions Wrestler Vinesh Phogat’s Overseas Training Till First Week Of July

Asian champion Vinesh Phogat will proceed to coach abroad until the Tokyo Olympic Games in July this yr. The Mission Olympic Cell has permitted her proposal to the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), routed by means of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), to coach in Hungary and Poland after she finishes her high-altitude stint in Bulgaria. “Vinesh Phogat who secured India the 53kg class Olympic quota in September 2019 at the World Championships, will train in Budapest until June 9, travel for the Poland Open (June 9 to 13) and return to Budapest to be based there till July 2,” learn an official assertion.

Vinesh’s coach Woller Akos, sparring associate Priyanka, and physiotherapist Poornima Raman Ngomdir shall be along with her all through.

The value of her proposal for coaching and competitors is Rs. 20.21 lakhs. She has to this point acquired monetary help of Rs. 1.13 crore from the TOPS.

A proposal from rowers Arjun Lal Jat who belongs to Rajasthan and Arvind Singh who belongs to Uttar Pradesh to coach for 5 weeks from June 1 in Pocinho High-Performance Centre in Portugal in preparation for the Olympic Games, has been permitted by TOPS.

The doubles scullers achieved Olympic qualification earlier this month in Tokyo. Their camp in Poland will value round Rs. 21 lakh

Tennis doubles gamers Divij Sharan and Rohan Bopanna’s participation in 14 and 11 tournaments respectively between January and June 2021, has additionally been permitted underneath TOPS.

Divij Sharan’s proposal value roughly Rs. 30 lakh and he has acquired Rs. 80.59 lakhs in funding from TOPS within the current Olympics cycle.

Rohan Bopanna’s proposal, together with charge for coach Scott Davidoff and physio Gaurang Shukla, value Rs. 27.61 lakh. He has already acquired Rs. 1.24 crore from TOPS by means of the present Olympic cycle.


Rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh had been moved from the event group to the core group whereas wrestlers Seema Bisla and Sumit Malik, who earned quota locations on the World Olympic qualifiers lately, have been added to the core group.

Tennis participant Ankita Raina who lately broke into the world prime 100 in ladies’s doubles and partnered Sania Mirza within the Billie Jean King Cup has additionally been added to the TOPS core group.

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