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Grapplers Sandeep Tomar, Hardeep Singh recommended by Wrestling Federation of India for prestigious Arjuna Award

The wrestling Federation of India have recommended freestyle wrestler Sandeep Tomar and greco-Roman grappler Hardeep Singh for the prestigious Arjuna award.


  |  Updated On : May 06, 2017 02:12 PM
Sandeep Tomar - File Photo

Sandeep Tomar - File Photo

New Delhi :  

The wrestling Federation of India have recommended freestyle wrestler Sandeep Tomar and greco-Roman grappler Hardeep Singh for the prestigious Arjuna award.

Sandeep won the Commonwealth and Asian Championship gold medals last year. Hardeep, on the other hand, claimed a silver at the Asian meet and a gold at the Commonwealth Championships.

However, the WFI has decided against sending any nomination in the women's category. "We have not sent any nomination in the women's category but they can apply directly as is the norm," WFI Secretary Vinod Tomar said.

For the prestigious Dronacharya award, national coach Kuldeep Malik has been nominated. The WFI has sent four nominations for the Dhyan Chand award -- Satish Kumar, Jay Prakash, Anil Kumar and RC Sarang.

First Published: Saturday, May 06, 2017 02:08 PM


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