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Bajrang Punia Wins Bronze, India's 7th Olympic Wrestling Medal Overall

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  • Aug 07, 2021;
Bajrang Punia joined a long list of Indian wrestlers to win a medal at the Olympics, clinching a bronze at the Tokyo Gameson Saturday. Bajrang beat Kazakhstan's Daulet Niyazbekov 8-0 in men's 65kg freestyle bronze bout to become the sixth Indian wrestler to win a medal at the Olympics, country's 7th medal overall in the sport. The Indian wrestler went into the Tokyo Games as one of the country's best bets to win a gold medal but a loss to Haji Aliyevof Azerbaijan in the semi-finals ended that dream.