Top Indian wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Pooja Dhanda confirmed that the national camp for Olympic weight category wrestlers will start from September 1. The men’s camp will be held in Sonepat while the women will train in Lucknow.
The national camp which was slated to begin in the second week of August was postponed after top wrestlers refused to attend in fear of catching the coronavirus.
“It’s a good thing that the camp will be starting and we are ready for it. The World Championships will be our first target and we will train accordingly,” Pooja said during a webinar conducted by Indian Institute of Sports (IIS) on the occasion of its second anniversary.
The 2018 World Championship bronze medallist, who has fully recovered from her injuries, is confident of continuing in the 57kg category.
“The 57kg is the most competitive but I am confident of doing well. I was out for a while due…