The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and Tata Motors, who became national sponsors of the sport in 2018, on Friday announced extension of their partnership till the 2024 Olympics.
It was also announced that apart from the scholarships to 60 juniors, 30 talented wrestlers, to be identified by the WFI, will be adopted by Tata Motors.
All of their training expenses, exposure trips to foreign countries will be covered under the junior development program and will also be given assistance to manage injuries through physios.
The WFI will keep evaluating their performances.
The moderator, who conducted the virtual Q&A session, though dodged the question on financial aspect of the deal, saying it worked under a “well-defined” criteria. WFI President Brijbhushan Sharan Singh, though, enthused by Tata Motors’ backing, urged the company to even support the wrestling league.
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