Bajrang Punia Current Affairs, GK & News
On the occasion of National Sports Day (NSD), Bajrang Punia and Deepa Malik have been conferred with the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for the year 2019 in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the sport of wrestling and para-athletics, respectively at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. With this, Malik (49) became the first Indian woman ..
Unlike in past, Ministry of Sports for year 2019 had formed a single selection committee for evaluating and deciding on all awards including both performance and coaching. The final list of sportsperson for annual sports awards for 2019 across various disciplines and achievements was recently released. This 12-member selection committee was headed by Justice Mukundakam ..
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Topics: Arjuna Award 2019 • Bajrang Punia • Deepa Malik • Dhyan Chand Award 2019 • Dronacharya Award (Lifetime Category) • Justice Mukundakam Sharma Ccommittee • Khel Ratna 2019 • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy • Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs • National Sports Awards 2019
Bajrang Punia won gold in the 65 Kilogram category at Tbilisi Grand Prix Wrestling tournament. In the 65kg final of the men’s free style competition, Punia prevailed 2-0 over Iran’s Peiman Bibyani in the capital city of Georgia. It is 4th gold of the season for the Asian Games champion Bajrang after standing atop the ..
World No. 1 Bajrang Punia won the gold at the 2019 Ali Aliyev wrestling tournament. In the final of men’s 65kg freestyle, he defeated Viktor Rassadin inin Kaspiisk, Russia on May 2. Bajrang got the better of the local favourite 13-8 in his final bout after being down 0-5 at one stage. The 25-year-old Indian ..
Bajrang Punia is set to become the first Indian wrestler to fight at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York. He has recently won the gold medal in the 65-kg category at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships. The 25-year-old is the first Indian wrestler to be invited by the American governing body. Punia will ..