Bajrang Punia

Anurag Thakur congratulates Bajrang Punia for clinching bronze at World Wrestling Championships 2022

Ace Indian wrestler and Olympic medalist Bajrang Punia captured a bronze medal in the men's 65 kg category at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships 2022.

published on : 19th September 2022

Bajrang braves head injury to claim fourth medal at World Championships in Belgrade 

Despite sustaining an injury in the opening bout, the wrestler shows fighting spirit to return with a bronze medal.  

published on : 19th September 2022

Bajrang becomes 1st Indian to win 4 medals at world wrestling c'ships, claims bronze in Belgrade 

Bajrang, who won a bronze in last year's Tokyo Olympics, eked out a close 11-9 win on points over Sebastian C Rivera of Puerto Rico in one of the bronze medal bouts in the 65 kg category.

published on : 19th September 2022

Injured Bajrang loses, medal hopes still alive

However, the result remained the same with the only difference being a 10-0 win via technical superiority for Yianni.

published on : 18th September 2022

Bajrang, Deepak & Ravi to train overseas for Worlds

The trio was exempted from mandatory selection trials by the Wrestling Federation of India.

published on : 16th August 2022

CWG 2022: Wrestlers ensure short and crisp wins

Indian grapplers claim medals in all six weight categories on Day 1; Bajrang, Sakshi and Deepak bag gold  

published on : 6th August 2022

CWG 2022: Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, Deepak Punia win gold

Punia was extremely dominant in the first period and did not let his opponent score. He finished with a 4-0 lead over McNeil at the end of the first period.

published on : 5th August 2022

CWG 2022: Bajrang Punia moves to quarterfinals 

Bajrang, who has entered the field as the defending champion, measured his rival for about a minute and then put him on the mat from a lock position to finish the bout in a jiffy.

published on : 5th August 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Punjabi flavour in Canada, England's wrestling teams

While the Indian team has enough firepower to set the wrestling mat ablaze, it doesn't have any athletes from Punjab, once called the land of Pehalwans (wrestlers).

published on : 7th July 2022

After Rome, Indian wrestlers to miss Madrid event due to CWG visa formalities

The tournament, Grand Prix of Spain, is slated from July 8 to 10 in Madrid and the wrestlers were planning it as part of their build-up to the Birmingham Games.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Indian wrestlers to skip Rome Ranking Series ahead of Commonwealth Games

Indian wrestlers will not compete at the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series scheduled to begin in Rome, Italy on Wednesday.

published on : 22nd June 2022

The ugly side of sport: Challenge, counter challenge, slaps and life ban on wrestler Satender

It all happened on an action-packed day at the IG Stadium, New Delhi during the selection trials to pick up the men's freestyle team in six Olympic weight categories for the CWG on Tuesday.

published on : 18th May 2022

Bajrang, Ravi not to get direct entry into finals of CWG and Asian Games selection trials

During the trials for the Mongolia event, the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) had given direct entries to Bajrang and Dahiya for the spot-clinching final in their respective weight categories.

published on : 5th May 2022

Wrestling Federation of India may prefer Commonwealth Games, Asiad over Worlds

The Worlds is slated to run from September 10 to 18 in Belgrade, Serbia while the wrestling competitions are scheduled to be held from September 21 to 24 in Hangzhou.

published on : 27th April 2022

Ravi 1st Indian to bag 3 straight gold, silver for Bajrang  

Despite conceding early leads in his bouts, the 24-year-old Ravi bounced back on each occasion to hand the country its first gold of the tournament.

published on : 24th April 2022

Unavailability of tickets may spoil Bajrang Punia ’s plan

However, unavailability of tickets mean their plan for acclimatisation prior to the event might not succeed.

published on : 13th April 2022

Unavailability of tickets may spoil Bajrang's plan

The Wrestling Federation of India though is making efforts to make sure the trio board the flight along with the Greco-Roman wrestlers to reach the venue on April 17.

published on : 13th April 2022

Doctors advised me to take rest but I preferred to train for Tokyo Olympics, says Bajrang Punia

In the final three minutes, Bajrang Punia managed to hold his own and he kept his opponent at bay walking away with a bronze medal.

published on : 8th August 2021

Attack was the mantra for Olympian wrestler Bajrang Punia

Despite nursing a knee injury, Bajrang Punia clinches 65kg bronze after outclassing Kazakh opponent Niyazbekov 8-0.

published on : 8th August 2021

Bajrang Punia: A humble star whose feet are firmly on ground despite success

Bajrang Punia developed a strong bond with Yogeshwar Dutt and followed him in leaving the Chhatsrasal stadium.

published on : 7th August 2021
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