Vinesh Phogat says 2020 will be special

NEW DELHI: Indian Star Fighter Vinesh Phogat He said that 2019 was a year full of all kinds of emotions in which he learned a lot and believes that 2020, in which he will make his second Olympic Games Appearance: it will be special.

2019 was a year full of emotions, some bitter, some sweet! I started the year with a lot of anger, frustration and fear inside me. He had a new full-time coach, a completely new practice regime, and most importantly, a completely new weight class! Vinesh tweeted on Wednesday.

At the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, Vinesh reached the quarter-finals and lost to Sun Yanan of China owing to a knee injury.

Vinesh, who was lifted from the mat midway during his quarterfinal fight in Rio, changed his weight category twice since 2016, and in March 2019, he decided to move to the 53 kg category with the aim of Avoid injuries

Now that I think about it, this new weight category made the biggest difference and finally helped me achieve something I had pursued for a long time, a World Championship medal! Pursuing that medal brought great changes, he said.

I changed the way I trained, the way I ate and how I recovered! I explored new countries, wandered through new cities and had a ton of fabulous new experiences. Looking back, 2019 turned out pretty good!

¡2020 viene con muchas promesas con el hecho de que estoy compitiendo en mis segundos Olympic Games llevándolo a un nivel completamente nuevo! ¡Gracias 2019 por todos los maravillosos y no tan maravillosos momentos que me enseñaron tanto! Les deseo a todos ustedes un muy feliz año nuevo !!!

2020 is going to be special, he added.



The 25-year-old stressed her potential with a bronze medal in the world. Fight Championships after she recorded an emphatic 4-1 victory over Greek Maria Prevolaraki in Russia. That made her the first Indian fighter to qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games .

She also became the first Indian woman wrestler to make the cut through Worlds, a feat which only strengthens her stakes at the Tokyo Olympic Games . With Sakshi Malik struggling, Vinesh will be India's best hope for glory in Tokyo.

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