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Indian wrestler Rahul Aware wins a bronze in 2019 World Championship

Indian wrestler Rahul Aware has won a bronze in men’s 61Kg free-style category at the 2019 World Championship in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. However, this was not an Olympic category and thus the bronze did not help Aware qualify for the Tokyo Games. It was India’s fifth medal at this edition of the World Championships with a ..

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 ..

Deepak Punia becomes first Indian to win gold at World Junior Wrestling Championships after 18 years

Wrestler Deepak Punia has won gold in men’s 86-kg freestyle bout at the World Junior Wrestling Championships after beating Russia’s Alik Shebzukhov in the final at Tallinn, Estonia. With this, Punia has become the first Indian to win gold at the junior World Championship after 18 years. Earlier, Ramesh Gulia (69 kg) and Palwinder Singh ..

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 ..

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 ..