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Nov 30, 2018

Wrestling Federation of India rolls out contracts system for wrestlers

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The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) today rolled out its revolutionary contracts system for the grapplers. The announcement was made  by WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath, who inaugurated the senior National Championship at Nandini Nagar in Gonda. 

The contracts will be reviewed after one year. The wrestlers have been placed in four  Grades. Grade A offers financial assistance of 30 lakh rupees and includes the names of star wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat along with Pooja Dhanda.

Grade B contract offers a financial assistance of 20 lakh rupees and includes two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and Rio Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik. The C category offers support of  10 lakh rupees and features, among others,  Sandeep Tomar,  Sajan Bhanwal, Ritu Phogat, and Asian Games bronze medallist Divya Kakran.

The D category  gives  5 lakh rupees support and includes  Rahul Aware, Naveen, Sachin Rathi, and Anshu Malik.
WFI is the only Indian Olympic Association-affiliated National Sports Federation to offer contracts to its athletes and only the second after the BCCI.

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