Tokyo Olympics: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia defeated Kazakhstan wrestler to win Bronze medal
Tokyo Olympics 2020 : Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia won bronze medal in the men's 65kg freestyle wrestling.
Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has won bronze medal in the men's 65 kg freestyle wrestling. Bajrang was facing Kazakhstan wrestler Doulet Niyazbekov for the bronze medal. In the first round, Bajrang managed to score points. In the first round, Bajrang took to the mat cautiously and was soon able to take a 2-0 lead over the opponent.
Bajrang Punia lost 12-5 to Azerbaijan wrestler Haji Aliev in the semi-finals. Poonia was considered to be the biggest contender for the medal, but his defeat in the semi-finals has disappointed Indian fans too. In support of Bajrang Punia, Yogeshwar Dutt has also tweeted and congratulated him.