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 ..
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Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has won a gold medal in 65 kilogram freestyle at the Dan Kolov-Nikol Petrov tournament in Ruse, Bulgaria. He beat American Jordan Oliver 12-3 in the final & also secured the maximum ranking points from the tournament. This was Punia’s 10th medal in as many international tournaments since the 2017 World ..
Pooja Dhanda has won Bronze in the women’s freestyle 57kg weight class at the 2018 World Wrestling Championships (WWC) in Budapest, Hungary. She defeated Grace Bullen of Norway 10-7 in the bronze-medal playoff bout. This was India’s 2nd medal at the 2018 Championships, after Bajrang Punia won silver in 65 kg category in the ongoing ..
In Wrestling, Bajrang Punia brought laurels to the country as he grabbed Gold in men’s freestyle 65 kg wrestling category with a 10-0 win over Kane Charig of Wales at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 on April 13, 2018. He won it inside 150 seconds. It is his first Commonwealth gold. Beside him, Mausam ..