Asian International Cup to be held in India

The People’s Armwrestling Federation of India (PAFI) on Wednesday announced that India is set to host the Asian International Cup later this year.

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New Delhi, 4th July 2024: The People’s Armwrestling Federation of India (PAFI) on Wednesday announced that India is set to host the Asian International Cup later this year. The tournament will take place in Mumbai from 19-26 October 2024. 

People’s Armwrestling Federation of India along with World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) and Asian Armwrestling Federation (AAF) will organize the event.

A total of 350-400 overseas talent and more than 800+ Armwrestlers from India will be taking part in this prestigious tournament. The Asian International Cup will follow and have same categories as Asian and World Championship and will have athlete participation from 15 Asian countries.

Ms. Preeti Jhangiani, President of the People’s Armwrestling Federation India (PAFI), voiced her thoughts on India hosting the Asian International Cup. She said, "It is a matter of great honour and pride for us at People’s Armwrestling Federation India (PAFI) to have received the mandate to host the prestigious Asian Armwrestling Cup. India will be hosting an International Armwrestling tournament after a huge gap. Top athletes from over 15 Asian countries will be participating and it is a huge opportunity for all our Indian players to compete at an international event right on their own home turf! This event is part of our 5 year plan to take Indian Armwrestling to greater heights and to showcase our athletes who have already started performing very well at international tournaments."

About World Armwrestling Federation

World Armwrestling Federation (WAF) is a full member of the Global Association of International Sports Federation (GAISF), full member of the Alliance of Independent recognised Members of Sport (AIMS), recognized International Federation at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), recognised sport with the International University Sports Federation (FISU) and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code Compliant.

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