Wrestlers Deepak Punia, Sonam Malik withdraw from Rome Rating Sequence

Wrestlers Deepak Punia, Sonam Malik withdraw from Rome Rating Sequence

Ravi Dahiya and Jitender Kinha have additionally pulled out of the event.

Wrestlers Deepak Punia, Sonam Malik withdraw from Rome Ranking Series

File picture of wrestler Deepak Punia. Picture:Twitter/SAI Media

New Delhi: A freak head harm whereas coaching with Sakshi Malik has pressured younger wrestler Sonam Malik out of the UWW rating sequence occasion in Rome whereas Tokyo-bound Deepak Punia and Ravi Dahiya have additionally pulled out of the event for various causes.

The Indian squad left this morning for Rome, the place the competitors will start on Thursday with Greco Roman wrestlers taking the mat first.

Nation’s elite wrestlers like Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are competing within the event.

Sonam, who had booked her seat within the Indian crew within the 62kg after defeating Sakshi within the trials, bought injured whereas coaching with the 2016 Olympic bronze medallist on the nationwide camp in Lucknow, final week.

She didn’t even realise that she has bought injured and solely when blood began dripping from her head and spilled on the mat, each the wrestlers realised that one thing has gone awry.

“It was not fault of anybody. It occurs in wrestling. It was not deliberate. You do not wish to concede any level and provides your all. In that second, harm may occur,” Sonam’s private coach Ajmer Mailk instructed PTI.

“She bought 5 stitches on her head. We introduced her again after that and a neighborhood physician examined her on Monday. The physician stated the harm has not healed and stitches cannot be eliminated, so she needed to miss. She will be able to’t compete with ache and harm,” he stated.

Additionally lacking, what would have been their first event for the reason that coronavirus -forced break, are Ravi Dahiya (57kg), Deepak Punia (86kg) and Jitender Kinha (74kg).

Ravi injured his left knee through the nationwide camp in Sonepat two weeks again, whereas Deepak is suspected to be down with both dengue or typhoid.

“My knee continues to be swollen. I used to be preparing for this occasion however what to do. The swelling has come down significantly however the knee isn’t ok for competitors,” Ravi, who’s one the three males’s wrestlers to have certified for the Tokyo Video games, instructed PTI.

Deepak, who received a silver within the 2019 World Championship in Nur Sultan, stated a bout of fever put paid to his plans.

“It has been one week I’m down with fever. It is not COVID. I’ve bought my take a look at accomplished yesterday and awaiting report. It may very well be dengue or typhoid. There’s lot of weak spot and I’ve not skilled for a while now,” stated Deepak.

Jitender, who is likely one of the three entries within the 74kg together with Narsingh Pancham Yadav and Sandeep Mann, has suffered a shoulder harm and likewise pulled out of the occasion.

India had introduced a 34-member squad for the event.

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