Vietnamese athletes will take part in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in New Dehli, India, from February 18-23.
|SEA Games champion Nguyen Thi My Hanh (on top podium) is one of Vietnamese wrestlers ready to compete at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship in India next week. — Photo webthethao.vn|
The tournament at the KD Jadhav Stadium will kick off with the Greco-Roman competitions which are scheduled for the first two days, and then followed by freestyle events.
The championships are a qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics, with the two top teams qualifying for the Games this summer.
After the continental tournament, Vietnamese wrestlers will take part in a world qualification tournament in April in Bulgaria. The top four teams from this event will also head to Tokyo. — VNS
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