16 Jul 2009

Wrestling test event moved from New Delhi

6:44 am on 16 July 2009

Indian organisers have been forced to move the Commonwealth wrestling championships out of Delhi in December due to the delay in the venue being built for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the capital.

They wil now be held in Jalandhar.

The Asian championships next June will now be the held at the venue as a trial event before the Commonwealth Games.

Several venues are running behind schedule for the October Commonwealth Games. The government said this month that work on 12 out of 17 projects were less than half complete.