Mission Olympic Cell has allowed India’s medal hope wrestler Bajrang Punia to attend a one-month practice camp in the US at the Tokyo Olympics. According to a release, this decision was taken at the meeting of Mission Olympic Cell on Thursday. It is a unit formed by the Sports Authority of India which selects players eligible for a place in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).
The camp will run in Michigan from December 4 to January 3 and will cost Rs 14 lakh. Bajrang has been practicing at the Sai Center in Sonipat since the practice was restored amidst the corona epidemic. He will travel to the US with his coaches Emzarios Bentinidis and physio Dhananjay, he will get a chance to practice with top wrestlers under the guidance of head coach Sergei Beloglazov.