Bajrang Punia is an Indian Wrestler born on 26th February 1994. He hails from Khudan village in Haryana’s Jhajjar district. He represents India in the 65 kg category. Bajrang Punia won a bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics. Punia is well-known in the Indian wrestling fraternity.
- Born–26 February 1994 (age 27)Khudan, Jhajjar, Haryana, India
- Height–1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
- Weight–65 kg (143 lb)
- Spouse(s)–Sangita Phogat (m. 2020)
- Coached by–Emzarios Bentinidis
Bajrang Punia – Early Life , Family & Background
Bajrang Punia was born to Balvan Singh Punia and Om Pyari Punia. Punia is the youngest among his 3 siblings. He belongs to the Jat family in the Jhajjar district of Haryana.
Bajrang Punia married to Sangeeta Phogat, Indian Wrestler.
Bajrang Punia comes from a poor family. His father couldn’t afford traditional sports as it costs lots of money, instead, he chose to give try hands-on free sports like wrestling and Kabaddi. At the age of 7, Punia decided to take up wrestling after he was encouraged by his father. Some times his father threw punia into mud , so that punia became stronger.
Bajrang Punia Achievements
Bajrang Punia ne apna pahla international medal 2013 me jeeta tha. Delhi mein huwe Asian wrestling championship me, North Korea ke Hwang Ryong-hak ko semi final me Hara kr bronze medal jeeta tha. Usi sal Punia ne ek Aur medal Enkhsaikhany Nyam-Ochir ko world wrestling championship mein Hara kar jeeta tha.
Chandan ke commonwealth game mein Punia ne apna pahla international silver medal jeeta tha. Is match me wo Canada ke David Tremblay ke hatho final me haare the. Sal Asian games main bhi Masound Esmaeilpoorjouybari of Iran se final me haar kr silver medal apne naam kiya tha.
2015 mein Punia ne koi medal nahin jita. Apna pahla medal 2016 ke Singapore Olympics me jeeta.
2017 me U23 world championship me Punia ne ek silver aur ek gold medal apne naam kiya tha. Iske alawa Punia ne 2018 me 2 gold medal commonwealth aur Asian games milakr jeeta tha. Aur isi ke sath punia 2018 me ban gaye the world ke no.1 wrestler 65 kg catagory me.
Saal 2019 ke World wrestling championship mein Punia ne bronze medal hasil Kiya aur ISI tarah Tokyo Olympic 2020 mein bhi unhone 1 bronze medal Apne naam kya.