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The golden moment: Bajrang Punia wins gold in Men’s 65kg Freestyle Wrestling, India get the first gold in Asiad 2018

Bajrang Punia lived up to the expectation by winning gold in the Men’s 65kg Freestyle Wrestling at Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta. Playing in reds, Bajrang lifted the spirits of all Indians by defeating Takatani Daichi of Japan by 10-8.

The Haryana boy wrestled Takatani uut of gold medal contention amidst of all the cheers in the JCC Assembly Hall. The Indian Wrestling contingent carried him on the shoulders as he handed India the first gold medal in Asian Games 2018.

About Poulomi Kundu

PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata. After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata. In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer. Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream. So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.

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