newswrestlinga month 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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reportwrestling2 months ago

Ali Aliyev Wrestling | Bajrang Punia clinches gold medal in freestyle

Bajrang Punia has bagged a gold medal in 65kg men’s freestyle at the ongoing Ali Aliyev Wrestling Tournament in Kaspiisk, Russia. The Indian wrestler has managed to win his second gold medal in a couple of weeks as he got the better Russia’s Viktor Rassadin in the final bout of his category.
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newswrestling2 months ago

WFI nominates Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat for Khel Ratna

Wrestling Federation of India nominated several Indian wrestlers, who bagged medals in various events, for India’s most honorary awards. While Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat nominated for Khel Ratna award, other wrestlers have been nominated for the Arjuna and Dronacharya award.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Bajrang Punia in line to become first Indian at New York fight night

Indian wrestling’s golden boy Bajrang Punia is all set to become the first Indian to step onto to the mat at New York fight night. Punia will take on two-time US national champion Yianni Diakomihalis in the 65kg category at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York, the United States of America.
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reportwrestling2 months ago

Asian Wrestling Championships | Bajrang Punia strikes gold in nail-biting final

Bajrang Punia was having a comfortable campaign in the Asian Wrestling Championships before the gold medal bout, where he had to play out of his skin to overcome Kazakhtan’s Sayatbek Okassov. In other matches, while Praveen Rana, Ravi Kumar, and Kadian won, Rajneesh was eliminated.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Yogi Bhai has told me ‘Gold lekar aana’ for every competition, reveals Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia has lavished praise on former India wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt whom the former considers as his mentor as they both wrestle in the same 65 kg category. The 25-year old wrestler further added that he is totally focused on doing well in the upcoming Asian Championships.
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newswrestling2 months ago

Bajrang Punia reinstated World No. 1 in UWW rankings

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has got back to the topmost position in the rankings of United World Wrestling on Wednesday in the men’s 65kg freestyle category. With 58 ranking points under his belt, Punia went past Russia’s Akhmed Chakaev to be at the number one position in the rankings.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Reports : Careful Bajrang Punia to avoid staying at SAI for national camp

Ace Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has decided to travel 15 kms from home in Sonipat to Bhalgarh where the national camp is going on owing to the risks attached to it. The 24-year-old has also stated that he has a gut feeling about it and won’t be staying at the centre till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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newswrestling3 months ago

Bajrang Punia, Sharath Kamal bestowed with prestigious Padma Shri award

Bajrang Punia and Achanta Sharath Kamal were both rewarded for their achievements with the prestigious Padma Shri award conferred by the President of India - Ram Nath Kovind on Monday. Grandmaster Harika Dronavalli was also awarded the Padma Shri at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.
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newswrestling4 months ago

Gold at Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament holds a lot of value for me, says Bajrang Punia

After winning a gold medal in the 65 kg freestyle at Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament in Bulgaria, Bajrang Punia has stated that the medal is a valuable one for him as the level of competition was very high. Punia defeated USA's Jordan Olivier in the summit clash of the tournament. 
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