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Sports Ministry funds Bajrang and Deepak Punia’s World Championship preparation in US

New Delhi [India], August 23 (ANI): Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) is funding Olympic Bronze medallist Bajrang Punia and Tokyo Olympian Deepak Punia’s 19-day journey and coaching plan in Michigan, USA forward of the World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia subsequent month.

The International coaching has been cleared underneath the Ministry’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) with Commonwealth Games Gold Medalists Deepak and Bajrang set to fly out to Michigan on August 23.

Bajrang and Deepak are accompanied by coach Sujeet Mann and physiotherapist Dr Anand Kumar who will be a part of them in a couple of days.

The duo will prepare at US’s Michigan University underneath the University’s head coach Sean Bormet who prior to now has educated Olympic bronze medallist Myles Amine (86kg), Olympian Stevan Micic (57kg), Olympian Andy Hrovat (84kg) amongst many prime athletes of the nation. The International camp is scheduled to final for 19 days with Deepak and Bajrang set to journey to Belgrade, Serbia for the World Wrestling Championships immediately from the US.

Earlier this month, TOPS additionally sanctioned Olympic Silver Medalist Ravi Kumar Dhaiya’s coaching session in Vladikavkaz, Russia, the place he’s presently coaching for the World Wrestling Championships. (ANI)