Sports ministry sends wrestlers to Romania for special training camp and competition

The international tour will last for 15 days

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Six Asian Games-bound wrestlers have departed for Romania under the Sports Ministry's 'assistance to NSF scheme' along with three support staff members for a special training camp-cum-competition. 

During the visit, the team will also participate in Ion Cornianu and Ladislau Simon event from August 18 to 20, a press release said on Friday. 

The international tour will last for 15 days with full funding for the same to cover the team's training cost, boarding/lodging costs, airfare, visa costs and out-of-pocket allowance (OPA) among other expenditures, the release stated. 

The Asian Games will be held in Hangzhou, China, from September 23 to October 8.

Greco-Roman wrestlers for Romania tour: 

1) Gyanendar 60kg

2) Neeraj -67kg

3) Vikas 77kg - Khelo India Athlete 

4) Sunil Kumar - 87kg - TOPS Athlete

5) Narinder Cheema 97kg - Khelo India Athlete

6) Naveen 130kg. PTI AH AH UNG 08111151


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