Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Kapiisk [Russia], May 3 (ANI): World number one Bajrang Punia has become the first Indian to win gold at the Ali Aliev wrestling tournament after defeating Viktor Rassadin of Russia in the 65 kg freestyle in Kapiisk.
New Delhi [India] Apr 29 (ANI): Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has recommended the names of wrestlers, Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia for Rajeev Khel Ratna Award.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Apr 23 (ANI): Asian Games gold medallist and world number one Bajrang Punia defeated Asian Games bronze medallist Sayatbek Okassov to clinch gold in 65 kg on the first day of the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championships in China on Tuesday.
Updated : 5 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Tbilisi [Georgia], Dec 21 (ANI): Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has had a terrific 2018. Apart from becoming the world's top-ranked freestyle wrestler in the 65 kg category, the 24-year dominated some of the top competitions that were held in 2018, and the next thing on his mind is a med
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 30 (ANI): Asian Games Gold medallist Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat have bagged Grade 'A' annual central contracts, announced the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) in an event at Gonda, Uttar Pradesh on Friday. The contracts came into effect from November 15.
Updated : 7 months, 1 week ago IST
Lausanne [Switzerland], Nov 10 (ANI): Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia on Saturday became the world's top-ranked freestyle wrestler in the 65 kg category in the recently updated rankings released by the United World Wrestling (UWW), the international governing body for the sport o
Updated : 7 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Budapest [Hungary], Oct 23 (ANI): Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia settled for a silver medal at the ongoing World Championship after being stunned by Takuto Otoguro of Japan in the men's 65 kg freestyle category here on Monday.
Updated : 8 months ago IST
Budapest [Hungary], Oct 21, (ANI): Leading the Indian challenge, India's seasoned campaigner Bajrang Punia handed a 5-3 drubbing to Tulga Tumur Ochir of Mongolia to storm into the semi-finals of the men's 65 kg event on the second day of the World Wrestling Championships here at the Papp
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 12 (ANI): Star wrestler Bajrang Punia has become the first Indian to feature in the top seeds of World Wrestling Championships, which is scheduled to be held in Budapest, Hungary, from October 20 to 28.
Updated : 9 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday felicitated all the medal winners of the recently-concluded 18th edition of the Asian Games.
Updated : 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat, who clinched gold medals at the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games in Jakarta, would be promoted to the rank of gazetted officers by the railways, Railway Ministry officials said on Tuesday.
Jakarta (Indonesia), Aug 21(ANI): India's Chef-de-mission for the ongoing edition of the Asian Games and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Tuesday heaped praises on the jubilant Indian wrestlers at the event.