The United World Wrestling (UWW) lifted the suspension on the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) with instant impact on Tuesday. The WFI was positioned beneath provisional suspension on August 23 for not holding elections in time.
“UWW had positioned the WFI beneath provisional suspension on August 23 final yr after the Indian physique failed to carry an election in the end. The UWW Disciplinary Chamber determined that it had enough grounds to impose the provisional suspension on the physique because the scenario within the federation prevailed for at the least six months. The UWW Bureau met on February 9 to evaluate the suspension amongst different matters and contemplating all the weather and data, it determined to carry the suspension,” UWW mentioned in a press release.
The United World Wrestling assertion added that the suspension has been lifted beneath the next situations:
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“The WFI has to re-convene the elections of its Athletes’ Fee. The candidates for this fee shall be energetic athletes or retired for now not than 4 years. The voters shall be solely athletes. These elections shall happen throughout trials or any senior nationwide championships the place this operation can happen, however no later than July 1, 2024.”
“The WFI has to instantly present UWW with written ensures that every one wrestlers will likely be thought-about for participation with none discrimination in all WFI occasions, particularly trials for the Olympic Video games and another main nationwide and worldwide occasions. This non-discrimination consists of the three athletes who protested towards alleged wrongdoings by the previous President.”
Indian wrestlers to compete beneath tricolour
UWW added that it’s in contact with the Indian wrestlers and can observe up with them within the coming days.
The lifting of suspension additionally signifies that Indian wrestlers will now be capable to compete beneath their nation’s flag on the subsequent UWW occasion. Beneath the suspension, the Indian wrestlers needed to compete beneath a UWW flag.
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