Bajrang Punia clinch gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019
Bajrang Punia, world No.1 has clinched India’s first gold medal in the 65 kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019 in Xi’an, China. Bajrang defeated Sayatbek Okassov of Kazakhstan 12-7 in the final to bag the medal. Praveen Rana settled for silver and Satyavrat Kadian won bronze in 97 kg category. In the women’s event, India’s top wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, Pooja Dhanda and Divya Kakran are also in contention.