An Untold Story of Bajrang Punia
Bajrang Punia is a Indian Free Style wrestler, born on 26 February 1994. Bajranj Punia is now 24 years old. Punia was born in Khudan village of Jhajjar district in the state of Haryana in India. He began Wrestling at the age of 7.
He works as Traveling Ticket Examiner (TTE) with Indian Railway and his family has demanded for Deputy superintendent of police post with Haryana Police.On August 19th, he won the Men’s freestyle 65 kg /Gold medal
Bajrang Punia Biography/Wikis
|Real Name||Bajrang Punia|
|Date of Birth||26 February 1994|
|Birthplace||Jhajjar , Haryana|
|Famous For||On August 19th, he won the Men’s freestyle 65 kg /Gold medal|
Bajrang Punia Physical Stats
|Height(approx)||In Centimeters 165 cm|
In Meters 1.65 m
In Inches 5’5”
|Weight(approx)||In Pound 134 lbs|
In Kilogram 61 kg
Bajrang Punia Family & Relatives
Brother- Harender Singh Punia
Bajrang Punia Career and Records
2013 Asian Wrestling Championships
In New Delhi, India, in the semi-final bout, Bajrang lost 3-1 to Hwang Ryong-hak of South Korea to win the bronze medal in the men’s freestyle 60 kg category.
2013 World Wrestling Championships
In Budapest, Hungary, Bajrang won the bronze medal in the men’s freestyle 60 kg category.
2014 Commonwealth Games
In Glasgow, Scotland, he won the silver medal in the men’s freestyle 61 kg category, after losing 1-4 to David Tremblay of Canada.
2014 Asian Games
In Astana, Kazakhstan, Bajrang won the silver medal in the men’s freestyle 61 kg category, losing 0-4 to Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari of Iran.
2015 World Wrestling Championships
Bajrang wasn’t able to win a medal at the tournament in Las Vegas and finished 5th
Asian Wrestling Championship 2017
In 2017 May, he won a gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championship held at Delhi.
2018 Commonwealth Games
In Gold Coast, Australia, he won the gold medal in the men’s freestyle 65 kg category.
2018 Asian Games
On August 19th, he won the Men’s freestyle 65 kg /Gold medal. He defeated Japanese Wrestler Takatani Daichi 11-8.
Lesser Known Fact About Bajrang Puniai
He was encouraged to pursue the sport by his father who himself was wrestler.
By the age of 11, he began travelling to popular akharas far from his village and trained at Virender ka akhara for a duration of two and a half years.
At a young age of 19, Bajrang went on to participate in the World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, where he managed to win Bronze medal.
He works as Traveling Ticket Examiner (TTE) with Indian Railway.
His Coach Name is Vinod Kumar.
Wrestler Yogeswar Dutt is Bajran Punia Mentor.
After his successive Success Bajrang decided to move to the Sports Authority of India centre in Sonepat.
Bajrang has received prestigious Arjuna Award from Govt of India in the year 2015.