Bajrang, who was India’s flag bearer during the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics, on Sunday promised to keep working hard “in order to keep the flag of India high”.
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Early in the second period, Punia looked the more aggressive of the two grapplers but Akmataliev held his ground with a tight defence.
Budapest: Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia beat Tulga Tumur Ochir of Mongolia 5-3 to enter the semifinals of the men’s 65 kg Freestyle category at the World Wrestling Championships here on Sunday. In a thrilling quarterfinal, the Indian held the upper hand until the last minute, leading 4-1. But[Read More…]
Bajrang Punia gave India its first gold medal as he registered a fabulous victory over Seungchul Lee of Korea in men’s 65kg freestyle in the Asian Wrestling Championship on Saturday. After registering a 6-2 win, Bajrang celebrated by taking flagging the tri-colour on his shoulders. The 23-year-old Indian wrestler conceded two points[Read More…]