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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Wrestler Bajrang Punia secures semifinal spot with stunning win over Iranian
Early in the second period, Punia looked the more aggressive of the two grapplers but Akmataliev held his ground with a tight defence.
Bajrang Punia enters World wrestling semis
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 wins gold at Asian Championship
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…]