Bajrang Punia was honoured with the "Indian Personality Of The Year - Sports" award during the Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019 in Dubai.
Bajrang Punia reportedly wanted to retain Shaki Bentinidis as his coach.
Deepak Punia came back from the World Wrestling Championships with a silver medal, which boosted his rankings at world level and put him on top of the 86kg class.
Bajrang Punia, speaking at a felicitation function, advocated that Wrestling should be made country's national sports as Indian wrestlers have been performing well at World events for quite some time.
Bajrang Punia said that the World Wrestling Championships will work as motivation for him in future competitions.
Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya win bronze for India in the World Wrestling Championships.
The Championships is offering six Olympic quotas in six categories in all three styles.
The run-up to the 2019 World Wrestling Championships has been spectacular for Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat.