Bajrang Punia is one of the most promising freestyle wrestlers who won a Bronze for India in the recently held Tokyo Olympics 2020 after beating Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov with a huge margin of 8-0. Bajrang competes in the 65 kg category and has also won 3 World Wrestling Championship titles and becoming the only Indian to do so.
Bajrang Punia’s Early Life
Bajrang Punia was Born on 26 Feb 1994 in Khudan, the Jhajjar district of Haryana, India in an ordinary family. Born to Balvan Singh and Om Pyari he was the youngest of the 3 siblings. His father was also a wrestler who wants his son to become a wrestler and motivates him to become a Wrestler. So at the young age of 7, he started wrestling and In 2008 he Joined chattarsal stadium where was trained by Ramphal Mann. Recently amid the coronavirus Pandemic on 25 Nov 2020 he was married to Sangita Phogat the well know Indian wrestler who competes in the 59 kg category.
Awards and Honor
India’s star wrestler Bajrang Punia currently preparing for the upcoming Commonwealth and Asian Games which will be held in the month of July and September. Currently, Punia is at World No-2 in the world wrestling Rankings he will also looking to regain the no-1 Spot in the 65kg category.