World championships medal winning wrestler Rahul Aware feels the postponement of the Olympics has come as a godsend opportunity for him.

Aware, who claimed a gold medal in 57kg in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and a bronze medal in 61kg in the World championships in Nur-Sultan last year, saw the possibility of him returning to 57kg to stake claim for the Olympic quota place.

“The World championships (where Ravi Dahiya bagged the quota place in 57kg) happened in September last year. Now, there is a huge gap between the qualifying event and the Olympics. There is no guarantee that the wrestler who got India the slot would be in good form in future.


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“I think the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will go for selection trials. In such a scenario, I will give my 100 per cent,” Aware, also a two-time…

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