Deepak Punia

Tokyo Olympian Deepak Punia skips Ranking Series for U-23 meet

The U-23 Asian Championships is scheduled in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from June 19 to 26 while the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series is slated from June 22 to 25 in Italy.

published on : 12th 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

Deepak falls short once again, settles for silver

In the absence of Iranian superstar Hassan Yazdani, Indian wrestler Deepak Punia (86kg) was one of the title favourites at the Asian Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

published on : 25th April 2022

Two international tests for Indian wrestlers this month

The first will be the Dan Kolov — Nikola Petrov International Tournament in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria from February 17 to 20 while the next is the Yasar Dogu Ranking Series.

published on : 10th February 2022

Deepak Punia's Russian coach assaults referee, expelled from Olympic Village

WFI, however, managed to ward off the trouble by immediately terminating the coach.

published on : 6th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Deepak Punia's coach Murad Gaidarov's accreditation terminated by IOC

Rajeev Mehta confirmed that there was a complaint made against coach Murad Gaidarov and they have got the email from IOC about his accreditation termination.

published on : 6th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Indian wrestler Deepak Punia misses bronze by a whisker, conceded take-down in last 10 seconds

Deepak Punia, son of a milk peddler in a Haryana village, was leading 2-1 before that take-down but it was not meant to be his day.

published on : 5th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Indian wrestler Deepak Punia loses semifinal, to fight for bronze now

Indian wrestler Deepak Punia will fight for bronze medal after he was outclassed by formidable American David Morris Taylor.

published on : 4th August 2021

Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia storm into Olympic semifinals, get closer to medal rounds

Fourth-seeded Ravi defeated Bulgaria's Georgi Valentinov Vangelov by pure brute strength and agility at Mat A by 14-4. Meanwhile fighting on Mat C Deepak Punia edged China's Zushen Lin by 6-3.

published on : 4th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Deepak Punia cruises into quarters in Freestyle 86kg category

Punia comfortably overcame the challenge of Nigeria's Ekerekeme Agiomor by the Technical Superiority of 12-1. The Indian never faced any real problems against Ekerekeme.

published on : 4th August 2021

Olympics: Ravi and Deepak get good draw; European champion awaits Anshu Malik in her 57kg opener

In the men's freestyle 86kg, Deepak Punia is pitted against Nigeria's Ekerekeme Agiomor, the African championship bronze medallist.

published on : 3rd August 2021