Becoming the India’s first national sports federation coming under the supervision of Indian Olympic Association, Wrestling Federation of India(WFI) is all set to offer central contracts to its athletes.
The meeting which was held in the national capital was chaired by the Wrestling federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The Meeting was witnessed by the commercial partner of the WFI Sporty Solutionz and other Indian wrestling big shots with a same objective of taking Indian wrestling to a holistic growth rate.
The WFI president said, “We are moving closer to realise our dream of making wrestling financially self-sufficient support – not just for the federation but also for the players. With this vision we had signed Sporty Solutionz as our worthy commercial partners. I am glad to share that Indian wrestling is inching closer to realise that dream,” .
With a view to ensure financial security to the players and ensure their focused growth the WFI will offer central contracts to the players.
“It is a welcome step for the growth of Wrestling in our country. I am delighted that even the junior wrestlers will be able to reap the benefits now. It would be a huge boost,” said double Olympics medallist Sushil Kumar.
The other initiative which was attached to the meeting’s agenda was to promote the sport of wrestling having regular domestic wrestling combats with the introduction of new events. The commercial partner the WFI, Sporty Solutionz takes the pledge to regulate smooth broadcast partner for the sport.
WFI Commercial partners Sporty Solutionz presented a complete road-map for commercial growth of the sport in India that will ensure a financial security for the athletes and the sport.
“WFI president Brji Bhushan Singh had been working tirelessly to uplift the sport to the level that could also ensure financial security to the players while providing them with right exposure. We as the commercial partners felt the sport has all the ingredients to succeed commercially. It just needed to be channelized in that direction. We had icons, a strong fan base, a tradition for the sport and a modern approach that is seeing the emergence of our girls as world champions. We are fully confident and have a vision to make wrestling the next big thing in Indian sports,” said Sporty Solutionz CEO Ashish Chadha.
In order to render the sport of wrestling a commercial identity, Sporty Solutionz brought in two major deals with The Tata Motors-WFI sponsorship deal. Now, moving further towards making the sports more WFI and the commercial partner Sporty Solutionz are working together keeping the same objective and are going to make some more epic announcement soon.