Belgrade: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has won the bronze medal in the 65 kg weight category in the ongoing World Wrestling Championships. It is noteworthy that this is the fourth medal he has won in this series.
Bunia defeated Puerto Rico’s Sebastian Rivera 11-9.
Punia has won medals at the World Wrestling Championships in 2013, 2018, 2019 and 2022. He had won silver in 2018. All others are bronze medals.
He had won gold in the recently held Commonwealth Games. It is noteworthy that Bajrang Punia got a chance to play in the bronze medal match in repage mode. He used it to his advantage and won a medal.
Olympic bronze medalist Bajrang Punia wins his 4th medal at the world championships. He came back from 0-6 down to beat Sebastian Rivera of Puerto Rico 11-9 to win bronze in the men’s 65kg category at Belgrade.
— jonathan selvaraj (@jon_selvaraj) September 18, 2022