Tokyo Olympics: Bajrang Punia Wins Bronze


Guwahati: Bajrang Punia joined a long list of Indian wrestlers to win a medal at the Olympics, clinching a bronze at the Tokyo Games on Saturday.

Bajrang beat Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov 8-0 in men’s 65kg freestyle bronze match to become the sixth Indian wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics, country’s 7th medal overall in the sport.

It’s the fourth bronze medal of the games for India and the second medal in wrestling after Ravi Kumar Dahiya’s silver.