Bajrang Punia is a Freestyle wrestling champion in the sixty-five kg category. His motherland is at Khudan village of Haryana, where the boy was born on 26 Feb 1994. The child began the practice of wrestling at the age of seven. During his school days, the student would bunk the lectures to train at the akhaada. The lad started receiving a small amount after several winning, and so, the youngster took a step towards the professional journey of wrestling. The fighter had financial problems in the initial days. The celebrated wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt became a friend and guru of Bajrang Punia, who supported the emerging sportsman. He professionally started the journey in 2006 by commencing the coaching at the stadium. The emerging athlete did his primary training at Chatshal Stadium, where coach Shri Mahabaleshwar Pal tutored him. Then, he entered Yogeshwar Academy in 2014. The disciplined coaching helped to become the famous player of India. The youth won Bronze medals in world champion at Budapest and Asian Championships in New Delhi in 2013 in the 60 kg category. In 2014, the emerging fighter went on winning silver medals at Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Asian Championships in 61 kg event. The dedicated man was appreciated with Arjuna Award in 2015. The wrestler grabbed silver at World Championships in 2018. He also achieved gold medals in Asian Games, Commonwealth Games in the 65 kg category in the year 2018. Bajrang Punia became Padma Shri and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee in 2019. He achieved a Silver medal in World Wrestling Championships in 2019. Then, the athlete was declared World No. 1 in the 65 kg category. The fighter earned Gold Medal in the 2019 Xi’an 65 kg event. His dedication, struggle and hard work made him a famous sportsperson in India.

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