Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, former chairman of the wrestling federation and the accused in the sex complaint, said the wrestlers’ medals belonged to the country. Do not flush it into the river. The matter is being investigated. Brij Bhushan asked why in such a hurry. (medal wrestlers brij bhushan)
Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur also said that players should wait till the investigation is completed. Do not take actions that are harmful to sportsmen. There should be no action like throwing the medal into the river. The minister said that the government is with the wrestlers.
The International Olympic Committee intervened in the wrestlers’ fight. The Olympic Committee wanted to protect the athletes. Various national media reported that the spokesperson of the Olympic Committee said that an impartial and accurate investigation should be carried out into the wrestlers’ complaint.
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The International Olympic Committee said the Delhi Police treated the wrestlers very badly. It is very upsetting for them to be attacked and detained for hours. There should be an impartial and accurate investigation into the sexual allegations of wrestlers. We urge that the safety and welfare of the athletes are properly considered throughout this process, and that the investigation is brought to a swift conclusion. The International Olympic Committee has also asked the Indian Olympic Association led by PT Usha to protect the athletes.
United World Wrestling also got involved in the matter. United World Wrestling said it was “concerned” that the wrestlers were being stopped and attacked. United World Wrestling also demanded that the Wrestling Federation of India should hold elections within the stipulated time.
The protest of wrestlers like Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat against the former president of the wrestling federation, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, is heating up. Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat came to Haridwar and decided to float the medals in the river Ganga. The players announced that they will throw the medals they received into the river for the sake of the country. That is what intervened and stopped the farmer leaders.
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