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  • I know at least 10-20 women wrestlers who have told me about the sexual exploitation they faced at the hands of WFI President: Vinesh
  • Have received death threats from people who are close to the WFI President: Vinesh

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Rio Olympics medallist Sakshi Malik, World Championship medallist Sarita Mor, Sangeeta Phogat, Anshu Malik, Sonam Malik were among the wrestlers protesting at Jantar Mantar.

Three-time CWG champion Vinesh Phogat & Rio Olympics Bronze medallist Sakshi Malik narrated the alleged wrongdoings of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) under the leadership of President Brijbhushan Sharan Singh.

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"I know at least 10-20 women wrestlers who have told me about the sexual exploitation they faced at the hands of (the) WFI President. They told me their stories. I can't take their names now but I can definitely reveal the names if we get to meet the Prime Minister and the Home Minister of the country," Vinesh said addressing the media after staging a four-hour 'dharna' at Jantar Mantar.

"I have received death threats from people who are close to the WFI President. If anything happens to any of us sitting here, only the WFI President will be responsible," she added.

Rio Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik, world championship medallist Sarita Mor, Sangeeta Phogat, Anshu Malik, Sonam Malik, Satyawart Malik, Jitender Kinha, Amit Dhankar and CWG medallist Sumit Malik were among 30 wrestlers who assembled at the famous protest site.

(With PTI inputs)

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