|1967-11-12||New Delhi||Singh, Bishamber Ali||Freestyle||57.0||2|
|2018-10-22||Budapest||Dhanda, Pooja||Female wrestling||57.0||3|
|2015-09-10||Las Vegas||Yadav, Narsingh Panchav||Freestyle||74.0||3|
|2012-09-27||Strathcona County||Babita, Kumari||Female wrestling||51.0||3|
|2012-09-27||Strathcona County||Geeta||Female wrestling||55.0||3|
|2006-09-29||Guangzhou||Tomar, Alka||Female wrestling||59.0||3|
Keeping aside the disappointment of Thursday’s loss, Bajrang Punia did India proud by picking bronze medal of the world wrestling championship in Nur-Sultan. Bajrang defeated Tulga TUMUR OCHIR of Mongolia in the 65kg weight category bronze medal match.
In an exciting bronze battle, Bajrang was down by 2-6 at the end of the first round but made a grand comeback in the second round to make it 8-6 in his favor. The bout ended with scoreline of 8-7 in favor of top seed Bajrang.
World number 1 Bajrang Punia lost the semi-finals yesterday in controversial manner. This is Barang’s third world championship medal. No Indian has ever won more than 1 medal at the World Championships. Punia won his first medal at the world’s in 2017 and then a silver medal at 2018 world championship, followed by bronze in 2019.
Indian medal winners at Wrestling Worlds – Before 2019 event
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