Wrestling Olympic Trials: 3 women national champions to change weight categories

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The target is Tokyo 2020 Olympics Qualification spot and to achieve the same, the wrestlers world over in the non-Olympic weight categories are switching to the Olympic categories. The trials, to be conducted by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will also witness the trend as 3 gold medal winner ladies from the Jalandhar National Championships are ready to switch the weight categories. The development has thrown some very interesting match-ups.

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This Trio is switching weight categories

1) Kiran Bishnoi – From 72kg to 76 – Kiran Bishnoi just won the 72 kg national title in Jalandhar by defeating state-mate Naina. The girl from Ravat Kheda village in Haryana will now make a move to 76kg as 72 is the non-olympic category in the bid to make it to the Indian squad for the Asian Olympic Qualifiers.

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