In Men’s Freestyle 65kg wrestling, 27-year-old Bajrang Punia has brought Bronze for India by defeating Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov, 8-0. He became the second wrestler who brought a medal for India in Olympics 2020 after Ravi Dahiya.
Ravi Dahiya’s conquest for gold ended in the final against the Russian Olympic Committee’s(ROC) Zavur Uguev in 57kg freestyle wrestling. Later, the nation hoped that Bajrang Punia would bring Gold for India.
Despite fighting hard, he lost the bout in the semi-final against Haji Aliyev of Azerbaijan 12-5 at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, August 6. Now, he wins bronze for the country. He dominated the opponent right from the beginning and didn’t give away any opportunity. With this, the total Olympic medal reaches 6, 2 silver and 4 bronze.
Today, Indian Golfer Aditi Ashok lost a medal by a small margin. Otherwise, her feat would be etched in the history books of India. And now all eyes are on Neeraj Chopra’s Javelin throw.