newswrestling5 days ago

World Wrestling Championship | Sushil Kumar qualifies for finals after Jitender Kumar win

Star Indian wrestler and Olympic medallist, Sushil Kumar finally got into the World Championships finals with a win over Jitendra Kumar at the national trials held by the Wrestling Federation of India. Others to seal a place in the Worlds are Rahul Aware (61kg), Karan Mor (70kg) and Praveen (92kg).
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newswrestling7 days ago

Bajrang Punia criticizes Haryana government for their failure to reward Deepak Punia

Ace Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has slammed the state government for their lack of encouragement towards junior wrestlers, after Deepak Punia returned with a gold medal from the junior championships. The state government stated that they would stick to the policy that was made last year.
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newswrestling8 days ago

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award will give me motivation to do well, believes Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has said that the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award will push him to do better but will not interfere with his preparations for next year’s Olympic Games. The wrestler was recently nominated for the award and is one of India’s strong hopes for a medal in the upcoming Tokyo Games.
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newswrestling9 days ago

Bajrang Punia to receive Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Bajrang Punia was announced as the latest recipient of the country’s most prestigious sporting honour - the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by a 12-member committee consisting of some of the country’s most respected sports stars. Punia has stated that he felt he deserved to be rewarded for his achievements.
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newswrestling14 days ago

Bajrang Punia bags yet another gold, Vinesh Phogat enters summit clash

India’s top two wrestlers continued their impressive runs this season with Bajrang Punia defending his title at the Tbilisi Grand Prix and Vinesh Phogat reaching her fourth final at the Medved event. Vinesh thrashed her opponent Yafremenka 11-0 in the semifinals to enter the gold medal clash.
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newswrestlinga month ago

Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will not get any exemption from Worlds Trials, informs WFI

The Wrestling Federation of India has notified that Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will not be exempted from the upcoming Worlds Trials. The Federation has scheduled the trials for the male wrestlers in Sonepat on July 25 while the women’s trials will be held in Lucknow on July 26.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Will return my prize money if players don’t get respect, claims Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has revealed that he will return the prize money that is set to be rewarded with by the Haryana government if national wrestlers are not compensated with a fair amount. Along with Punia, two-time Commonwealth gold medallist Vinesh Phogat, questioned the Haryana government’s policy.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Bajrang Punia won’t ask for exemption from World Championship trials

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has stated that he will not ask the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) for exemption from the trials of the World Championship and is ready for that. The star wrestler also added that in the sport a good day can help anyone win a particular bout.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Rankings don't matter much to me, says Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has expressed his happiness of being the No. 1 wrestler in the 65kg category but at the same time added that rankings don’t matter to him and he only aims at winning medals. Punia has also said that the sport in India is heading in the right direction with many wrestlers in the top 10.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Bajrang Punia gets beaten by Yianni Diakomihalis at Madison Square Garden

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia was beaten by American Yianni Diakomihalis in the 'Grapple at the Garden - Beat the Streets' competition held at Madison Square Garden in New York USA. USA Wrestling had invited the Indian to participate and Punia was the first Indian to do so as well. 
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