Bajrang Punia Current Affairs, GK & News

Deepa Malik becomes first Indian woman para-athlete to be conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

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 ..

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Selection Committee recommendations for National Sports Awards 2019

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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Bajrang Punia wins gold in 65kg category at 2019 Tbilisi Grand Prix Wrestling tournament

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 ..

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Bajrang Punia wins gold in men’s 65kg freestyle at 2019 Ali Aliyev wrestling tournament

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 ..

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Bajrang Punia become 1st Indian Wrestler To Fight At Madison Square Garden

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 ..

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