The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Tuesday said it has temporarily suspended star wrestler Vinesh Vogt for lack of discipline during the Tokyo Olympics campaign.
Wrestler Vinesh Fogat was accused of indiscipline during the Tokyo Olympics. Due to this, the Indian Wrestling Federation (WFI) has temporarily suspended Vinesh. The federation is angry with wrestler Vinesh due to lack of discipline in sports. Fogat refused to stay in the Sports Village and train with other members of the Indian team. Fogat also had an argument with head coach Kuldeep Malik. According to a senior WFI official, Vinesh has been given till August 16 to respond to the notice issued by WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. “There are three issues on which WFI has sought an answer from Vinesh,” the official said. First, why did he refuse to be with the team members? Second, why didn’t he train with other players? Third, he did not name the brands that sponsored the Indian team, but used the Nike logo.
The official said, “Our president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh was really upset with him. I think they should focus on their training instead. He has been temporarily suspended and all wrestling activities have been banned. ” She will not be able to take part in any national or domestic competitions. Until she files a response and WFI makes a final decision. ” Vinesh entered the Olympics as a top medal contender, but lost to Belarus’ Vanessa Kladzinskaya. This is not the first time Vinesh and WFI have clashed. Last year, Vinesh refused to participate in the Nationals, citing Kovid’s fears.