Tokyo Olympics: India’s Bajrang Punia wins bronze medal in wrestling

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India’s Bajrang Punia on Saturday won the bronze medal in the 65 kg freestyle wrestling match after he defeated Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan. The Indian wrestler defeated his opponent 80-0 as he secured the sixth medal for his country.

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India has already won two silver and three bronze medals so far at Tokyo Olympics.

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar tweeted, “Sheer class & domination on display by @BajrangPunia in #wrestling to win Third place medal for India! Congratulations on this much deserved victory & leaving us all stunned with your performance.”

Another former Indian cricketer, Venkatesh Prasad tweeted, “What a bout! Brilliant from #BajrangPunia and a well-deserved Bronze medal. Super Proud!”