Bajrang Punia’s Golden Run Continues

Bajrang Punia PhotoIndian wrestler Bajrang Punia’s golden run continues as he bags yet another gold at the Tbilisi Grand Prix in Georgia on Friday in the Men’s 65kg category, defeating Peiman Bibyani of Iran by 2-0. Bajrang had won the Tbilisi Grand Prix Gold last year as well and defended his crown. Bajrang Punia has been in sensational form and has climbed to the top of the rankings, and is the World Number 1 in the 65kg category.

Earlier this year, he won his first Gold at the Asian Wrestling Championships in Xi’an, China, with a resounding win in the final. Bajrang Punia is now preparing or the upcoming World Championships, where he won Silver last year and is eyeing to better than colour this time around, in the build-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

On the personal front, Bajrang Punia is reportedly set to marry grappler Sangeeta Phogat with both having communicated to their families about the decision. Sangeeta is the youngest of the Phogat sisters, and is 21 at the moment. The marriage is expected to take place after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

However, latest reports suggest that Bajrang’s father was approached after the news of marriage broke, which he has denied and claimed that Bajrang’s energies are all concentrated on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and there has been no dialogue regarding his marriage.

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