The Wrestling Federation (WFI) is beginning to deliver on the promise it had the product of appointing personal coaches for its elite wrestlers. The first wrestler to benefit from a private train is likewise India’s maximum decorated wrestler, Sushil Kumar, who could be skilled with the aid of Russia’s Malikov Kamal.
The -time Olympics medallist had written to WFI, asking it to appoint a non-public coach for him at the earliest as he changed into keen to regain height health and form beforehand of the qualifying tournaments for the Olympic Games. One such event is the World Championships, to be held in Astana in Kazakhstan in September. Kamal is expected to draw an income of $three, three hundred in line with month, as a way to be funded through WFI’s partnership with the TATA Group. The metal most important has signed a 3-12 months agreement with WFI to turn out to be its foremost name sponsor.
Malikov may be the 1/3 personal coach connected to Indian wrestlers after Georgian Shako Bentinidis and Hungary’s Woller Akos. Bentinidis supervises Bajrang Punia’s training whilst Akos works with Vinesh Phogat. However, their remuneration is being looked after via non-income corporations JSW and OGQ, respectively.
Sakshi, Pooja eager too
Rio Olympics bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and 2018 World Championships bronze winner Pooja Dhanda to need private coaches. They have written a letter to WFI approximately this, and feature endorsed the call of Romanian coach Fanel Carp as their teaching.
The wrestlers sense that Andrew Cook, who changed into appointed as the foreign train of the Indian ladies’ wrestling group, will no longer be able to spare time for them as he needs to attend to the whole team’s education.
It is thought that Carp has already despatched an in depth training plan for Sakshi and Pooja main up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. WFI assistant secretary Vinod Tomar stated that the idea to sign Carp can be forwarded to WFI’s president. “Yes, they’ve written to us about the hiring of a private train,” Tomar said. “We have requested for extra details. Once we get the info it will likely be forwarded to the president, who may additionally appoint a committee to study his candidacy.”