Tokyo Olympics 2020-Wrestling: Bajrang Punia has clinched the bronze medal in men’s wrestling freestyle 65kg at Tokyo Olympics 2020 on August 7, 2021.
- He clinched the bronze medal after defeating three-time Asian Champion Daulet Niyazbekov 8-0 in men’s wrestling freestyle 65kg.
- This is historic as this is India’s sixth medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020.
- Punia has become the sixth wrestler in Indian history to win an Olympic medal after KD Jadhav, Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Sakshi Malik and Ravi Kumar Dahiya.
- He is the top-ranked wrestler in his weight category.