Bajrang
BAJRANG

IND

Age

27 y/o | Seniors

Style

Freestyle

Weight

65 kg

UWW Rank

2

Season 2021

8 W / 2 L

About Bajrang

The only three-time world championship medalist from India secured his latest at the 2019 edition in Nursultan, Kazakhstan to qualify his country for the Tokyo Games. The No.1 ranked wrestler in 65kg will be wrestling at his first Olympics. The winner of five Ranking Series event gold medals, Punia will be seeded No.2 for the Games after he finished a point below world champion and top seed Gadzhimurad RASHIDOV (RUS) . Known for his continuous high-pressure wrestling, the Indian has enjoyed success at all levels including winning gold medals at Asian and Invitational tournaments and Asian and Commonwealth Games. He is married to Sangeeta Phogat, a former Asian championship bronze medalist.