Glory For India again at the Tokyo Olympics; Bajrang Punia beats Daulet Niyazbekov from Kazakhstan to win the bronze medal and bring the total medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics to 6.
Wrestler Bajrang Punia who came into the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a serious contender for a medal, makes India proud after picking up the bronze medal in the Men’s Freestyle 65kg event. He had entered the fray as the World No. 1 and hence was the favourite in his category. His medal brings India’s tally at the ongoing edition of the Games up to 6(2 silver and 4 bronze).
The 3-time world championship medallist, became the sixth Indian grappler to bag an Olympic medal.
Punia put in a really dominant performance in the bronze medal bout. He beat Kazak wrestler Daulet Niyazbekov 8-0 to win the bronze medal, at the Makuhari Messe Hall.