BWF president off to Moscow for FILA meeting

SELEBI-PHIKWE: The president of the Botswana Wrestling Federation (BWF), Moagi Sharp will travel to Moscow, Russia middle of this month (May 15) to attend the International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) extraordinary meeting from May 18-19.

Sharp told Mmegi Sport  this week that the meeting has been organized by FILA to discuss the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to drop wrestling from its schedule for the 2020 games.Sharp explained that the move by the IOC was shocking and as FILA members, they will be meeting to discuss and strategise on how they can convince IOC to allow wrestling to be part of the games.

He said that wrestling is one of the codes that have been part of the Olympics from the beginning.Meanwhile, Sharp said education department have permitted BWF to introduce wrestling in primary schools in Selebi-Phikwe.He said the decision would enable them to introduce the sport at grassroots level.

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