Tata Motors to boost Indian elite wrestlers for Olympics Gold

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Strengthening their commitment towards the betterment of Indian wrestling, Tata Motors have announced ‘Tata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Programme’.

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Tata Motors being the principal sponsor of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has committed to fulfil elite Wrestlers training and development schedule in order to bag Olympics Gold Medals at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Under the proposed programme of ‘Tata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Programme’, will avail funds for elite wrestlers’ needs which includes hiring of foreign coaches, foreign trips and camps for international exposure.

The ‘Tata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Programme’ will make avail long awaited hiring of Two foreign coaches- each for men and women elite group if wrestlers. These coaches are further directed to train Indian grapplers for the Asians Championships as well as World Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan which also happens to be an Olympic Qualifier.

“Tata Motors, in line with its Group’s heritage has constantly looked at encouraging sports and promoting sporting talent across India and overseas. Wrestling as a home-grown sport has definitely grown in popularity and needs further support in enhancing talent. We are strengthening our association with WFI by directing our efforts to promote, train and develop wrestling talent with advance coaching and international sporting experience. We hope these initiatives help the Indian team to perform better. Our best wishes to the team for the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Olympic Games,” said Girish Wagh, President, CVBU, Tata Motors, while announcing the programme.

“Tata Motors, in line with its Group’s heritage has constantly looked at encouraging sports and promoting sporting talent across India and overseas. Wrestling as a home-grown sport has definitely grown in popularity and needs further support in enhancing talent. We are strengthening our association with WFI by directing our efforts to promote, train and develop wrestling talent with advance coaching and international sporting experience. We hope these initiatives help the Indian team to perform better. Our best wishes to the team for the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Olympic Games,” said Girish Wagh, President, CVBU, Tata Motors, while announcing the programme.

The ‘Tata Motors Elite Wrestlers Development Programme’ will have the following salient features:

  • Funding for elite foreign coaches for the Indian wrestling team
  • Funding to engage competent support staff – physical trainers, masseurs, mental strengthening trainers and nutritional guides
  • Funding for overseas exposure trips (50 days or beyond)
  • Insurance protection against injuries
  • Support for Nutrition and dietary needs

Marking as the first time ever in the history of Indian wrestling, the programme also comes up with an initiative to offer “injury Cover” to the Indian Wrestlers across all international Championships.

“This is the best thing that can happen to any sport, particularly in a sport like wrestling where players are prone to injuries,” said two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar.

“This will make us free from all worries, especially a huge relief while competing on a foreign soil where the medical expenses are beyond our reach,” added Pooja Dhanda, the World Championships bronze medallist.




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