Wrestler Bajrang Punia to Train in Michigan
NEW DELHI, (IANS) – The Sports Ministry’s Mission Olympic Cell has approved financial assistance for Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Bajrang Punia’s 35 days training camp in the US.
It will fund Bajrang’s travel, boarding, and daily costs in Michigan from June 25 to July 30 and cover the expenses for his personal coach and physiotherapist.
The training stint in the US will help Bajrang prepare for the upcoming Commonwealth Games and World Championships.
During the meeting, the MOC also approved financial assistance towards the procurement of two T20 Pro team Look TT track Bikes for TOPS Development cyclists Ronaldo Singh and David Beckhame.
The MOC also approved financial assistance for Sharath Kamal and shooter Anish who wants to train under Pistol coach Ralf Schumann in Germany.