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Bajrang Punia to become first Indian wrestler to fight at iconic Madison Square Garden in New York

Bajrang Punia is set to become the first Indian wrestler to fight at iconic Madison Square Garden in New York. Punia, who won the 65kg men’s freestyle gold at the recent 2019 Asian championships, will be among top wrestlers selected by the American governing body for the May 6 tournament. Bajrang will take on two-time ..

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 ..

Bajrang Punia clinchs India’s first gold at 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship

World No.1 Bajrang Punia made India proud once again by clinching the India’s first gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019 in Xi’an, China. Punia logged 10 points in a row in the gold medal bout to reclaim his Asian Championship crown. He defeated Kazakhstan’s Sayatbek Okassov 12-7 in a nail-biting 65kg men’s freestyle final. ..

Bajrang Punia clinchs gold in 65kg freestyle at Dan Kolov-Nikol Petrov tournament in Bulgaria

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 ..

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian athlete to be nominated in Laureus World Comeback of Year Award

Ace Indian female wrestler Vinesh Phogat from Haryana has become the first Indian athlete to receive a nomination in the prestigious Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award. Vinesh made a sensational comeback after battling a long injury lay-off to win a gold medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and Jakarta Asian Games. She ..

Pooja Dhanda wins Bronze at 2018 World Wrestling Championships (WWC) in Budapest

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 ..

Divya Kakran clinchs bronze in 68 Kg Freestyle wrestling event at 2018 Jakarta Asian Games

On August 21, Indian Wrestler Divya Kakran clinched bronze in the 68 Kg Freestyle wrestling event at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games. In the final, Kakran defeated her Chinese Taipei opponent Chen Wenling by technical superiority with the final score line reading 10-0. Her medal is a testament to her relentless hard work & determination. ..

Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian woman wrestler to bag gold at 18th Asian Games 2018

Vinesh Phogat has created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games. in the final match in freestyle 50 kg category, she defeated Japan’s Yuki Irie in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 20, 2018. The gold also enabled Vinesh to achieve another feat as she became the ..