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Gold medallist Babita wants to start academy for young female wrestlers

Babita Kumari Phogat won a gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

By: Sarwar Alam

Top female wrestler Babita Kumari Phogat today said she would like to set up an academy to train young wrestlers. “I would like to start an academy wherever we get the facilities. If it is in Haryana, there are so many sportspersons. I think you will get one wrestler from every household,” she said. Phogat, who won a gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, said she would participate at the CWG and Asian Games next year and also the coming World Championships. The 27-year-old, who was speaking at an event of FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO), said women can achieve…

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