Bajrang Punia wins bronze in World Wrestling Championships 2022

Belgrade [Serbia]: Ace Indian wrestler and Olympic medalist Bajrang Punia won the bronze medal in the men’s 65 kg classification at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships 2022, by defeating Puerto Rico’s Sebastian C Rivera in the bronze medal bout.
He beat Rivera in the bout by 11-9. The wrestler, that just recently won a gold medal in Republic Gamings scripted an impressive return to win the suit. He won on basis of VPO1-Points and also the opponent’s scores. In the first stages of match, Punia looked down and also out, tracking by 0-6. Yet then he combated his back right into the suit, scoring 11 points and allowing his challenger rating only three more.
He made his way back into medal contention after a loss to USA’s John Michael Diakomihalis in the quarterfinal by 10-0, on basis of Victory by Prevalence (VSU).
A hard-fought 7-6 gain Vazgen Tevanyan of Armenia took him to the bronze medal match. He attained the win on basis of VPO1- Factors as well as the opponent’s scores.
This is Punia’s fourth medal at the Championships, beginning his journey with bronze in 2013. He took place to win silver in the 2018 Championships as well as followed it with one more bronze in 2019. Now, he has four championship medals.
This is India’s second medal at the continuous edition of the World Wrestling Championships.
Indian wrestler and Republic Gamings 2022 gold medalist Vinesh Phogat captured a bronze medal in the females’s 53 kg classification at the ongoing World Wrestling Championships 2022 in Belgrade on Wednesday, beating reigning European champion Emma Malmgren from Sweden.
The three-time CWG gold medalist overpowered her Swedish opponent to win the match 8-0.
The championships started on September 10 and will end September 18.

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