Belgrade: India’s Bajrang Punia lost in the quarter-finals of the World Wrestling Championship.
The World Wrestling Championships are held in Belgrade, Serbia. India’s two-time Commonwealth champion Bajrang Punia clashed with 23-year-old American Yanni Diagomihalis in the men’s 65kg quarter-final. In this, Bajrang Punia lost by 0-10 points.
The defeat was a disappointment for the 28-year-old Bajrang Punia, who has won three medals at the World Championships. If Yanni Diagomihalis advances to the final round, Bajrang Punia will have the opportunity to play in the bronze medal match in the repechage format.