WFI seeks new coach for Bajrang Punia months before Tokyo Olympics
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India, Oct. 17 -- Bajrang Punia has decided to part ways with his personal coach Georgian Shako Bentinidis post the World Wrestling Championships. With just nine months left for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Punia has made up his mind to work with a new coach, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI)?said.
A Russian and a Cuban coach are in the pipeline to train India's top Olympic contender. Currently, Punia is training with Cuban coach Wilfredo Garcia Quintana at the national camp in Sonepat on a trial basis.
"Quintana will be training Bajrang for a few days, and if he feels the Cuban is good enough, he will continue," said WFI assistant secretary Vinod Tomar.
Punia was a favourite to win the 65kg gold at the World Championships in Nur-Sul...
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