WFI asks Dope Tainted Wrestlers to return medals won at Khelo India Games

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Six freestyle wrestlers for men and as many Greco-Roman wrestlers failed the dope test.© AFP


On behalf of the government, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has demanded the return of medals and certificates from 12 wrestlers who failed the dope test in the last four editions of the Khelo India Games. The WFI has asked affiliated state units to assist in the process, which began on Friday. “There are wrestlers who have failed the doping test in several Khelo India Games since 2018, such as the School Youth and University Games. The government has asked us to take back the medals and the participation certificates from them. They are also excluded from the competition. scheme, ”says WFI. Assistant Secretary Vinod Tomar told PTI.

Six freestyle wrestlers for men and as many Greco-Roman wrestlers failed the dope test.

The list includes Rohit Dahiya (54 kg, FS), Manoj (55 kg GR), Kpail Phalswal (92 kg, GR) Abhimanyu (58 kg, FS), Vikash Kumar (65 kg, FS), Viushal (97 kg, FS ), Jagdish Rokade (42 kg), GR), Rohit Ahire (72 kg, GR), Viraj Ranwade (77 kg, GR), Vivek Bharat (86 kg, FS), Jasdeep Singh (125 kg, FS) and Rahul Kumar (63 kg, GR).

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