Bajrang Punia wins Bronze medal in Olympics 2020

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Indian ace wrestler Bajrang Punia wins Bronze medal in Olympics 2020 as he was the one who was touted to win gold medal but his knee injury during his recent tour of Russia might have diminished his hopes of winning gold medal but that didn’t stop him to win Bronze medal in one of the biggest sporting event in the world.

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He defeated Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan in one-sided contest by 8-0 and the moment he received the bronze medal he was lauded on social media.

President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated the wrestler and said every Indian shares the joy of his success.

A special moment for Indian wrestling! Congratulations to Bajrang Punia for winning the Bronze at #Tokyo2020. You have distinguished yourself as an outstanding wrestler with untiring efforts, consistency and tenacity over the years. Every Indian shares the joy of your success!” the President tweeted from his official handle.

The Prime Minister tweeted, “Delightful news from #Tokyo2020! Spectacularly fought @BajrangPunia. Congratulations to you for your accomplishment, which makes every Indian proud and happy.”

The Prime Minister also spoke to Bajrang Punia and congratulated him on winning the bronze medal. He lauded Mr Punia for his determination and hard work that has led to this accomplishment.

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, who earlier held the Youth Affairs and Sports portfolio, tweeted, “India strikes 6th Olympic medal at #Tokyo2020 ! Congratulations to our star wrestler @BajrangPunia bhai on winning Olympic Bronze Medal! We are so proud of you! #Cheer4India.”

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur shared on Twitter a clip of him watching the winning moment.