Wrestling Federation of India (WFI)

  • 17 May 2024

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will finalize the selection criteria for the Indian team for the Paris Olympics on May 21, amid debates on whether trials are necessary.

  • India earned six quota places, five from women wrestlers and one from Aman Sehrawat in men's freestyle 57kg.
  • WFI plans to conduct final trials, but debate arises whether to exempt quota winners from trials.
  • Quota winners like Ravi Dahiya and Sarita Mor may miss out on final shot at selection if exempted from trials.
  • Some argue trials unnecessary due to recent qualification and fitness of wrestlers.
  • Mixed opinions within WFI regarding necessity of trials with Games approaching in two months.