Olympic silver medallist Ravi Dahiya says he has chosen to give the forthcoming wrestling World Championship a miss since he didn’t get time to plan for the determination preliminaries that WFI is coordinating one week from now to pick the Indian group for the lofty competition.
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will lead preliminaries on Tuesday for the Worlds, set to be held in Oslo, Norway from October 2-10.
Dahiya and other Tokyo Games decoration victors have been jumping starting with one state then onto the next for the various felicitation capacities being coordinated in their honor.
“I would prefer not to be on the mat ill-equipped. What the goal in contending without sufficient practice. So I need to miss the World Championship since I would prefer not to attend the court dates without sufficient practice,” the mild-mannered Dahiya told PTI.
Dahiya will be the second huge star missing from the Indian line-up as Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Bajrang Punia has additionally been constrained out because of a tendon tear in his right knee.
“I will attempt to contend in a couple of competitions before the season closes after I start genuine preparing from the following month,” he said.
Dahiya, however, didn’t say anything negative when inquired as to whether such a large number of capacities are pestering him. How would you deny them? They are your own kin, who need to extend regard and honor you. The lone thing is I get worn out,” he said.
It was normal that Dahiya will contend in the 61kg classification rather than his standard 57kg class at the Worlds since diminishing and keeping up with weight is a tremendous issue for the grapplers.
A great deal of exertion goes in cutting load as they not just abandon food, now and then abandon water for extended periods.
Dahiya wouldn’t fret that WFI didn’t absolve him from preliminaries.
“The league is making the best decision by calling for preliminaries. They realize what is ideal. I wouldn’t fret showing up in preliminaries,” he said adding that he will before long pass on his choice to the alliance.
WFI Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar said there was nothing incorrectly in asking star grapplers to show up for preliminaries.
“We need to set up the second line too. We need to offer opportunity to everybody to have a special interest in be in the public group, so all need to come to preliminaries,” Tomar said.
The 23-year-old Dahiya said he has been occupied to the degree that he even couldn’t invest energy with his family in the wake of getting back from Tokyo.
“I returned home last week and that too for just around two hours. There was not sufficient opportunity. The solitary other time I met my dad was at the air terminal when we returned,” Dahiya, child of a rancher from the Nahri Village in Haryana, said.
In the interim, there was still no clearness on the investment of three grapplers — Vinesh Phogat, Sonam Malik and Divya Kakran — in the preliminaries since the WFI has not yet taken a choice on their individual issues.
Vinesh was suspended for indiscipline during the Tokyo Games while Sonam was sent a show-cause notice for wrongdoing. Divya was likewise sent a notification for comments by his dad against the organization.
Both Sonam and Divya have apologized for their conduct.
Vinesh likewise offered unrestricted expression of remorse for not wearing the authority unit during her sessions however “consciously” differ on charges that she didn’t prepare and remain with individual Indian grapplers in Tokyo.