Bajrang Punia wins Bronze medal at the 17th Wrestling World Championship 2022
The Tokyo Olympic Bronze medallist Bajrang Punia won a bronze medal at the 17th Wrestling World Championships 2022 by defeating Puerto Rico’s Sebastian Rivera in the men’s 65kg freestyle category on 18 September 2022.
The 17th Wrestling World Championships 2022 was held at Belgrade, Serbia from 10 -18 September 2022.
This was the fourth medal for Bajrang Punia in the Wrestling World Championships.
Earlier, he won bronze at Budapest (Hungary) 2013, silver at Budapest 2018 and bronze at Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan) 2019.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
- Other Medal winners for India :
- In the 17th Wrestling World Championship 2022, India won two medals.
- Apart from Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat won a bronze medal in women's 53kg freestyle.
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