Bajrang Punia. (Photo: SAI Media)
Birmingham: Star Indian wrestler and Olympic medalist Bajrang Punia advanced to the men’s 65kg quarter-finals after defeating Nauru’s Lowe Bingham in the opening bout of his campaign at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Friday.
Punia dominated his match and won 5-0 in a bout that lasted one minute and 47 seconds. He won by fall. Punia will take on Mauritius’ Jean Guillian Joris Bandou later today in the quarter-finals.
Indian wrestling team will start their campaign in Commonwealth Games 2022 from today. Here are the rest of the wrestlers who will wrestle today: -Deepak Punia vs. TBD – Men’s Freestyle 86kg (Wrestling) -Anshu Malik vs. TBD – Women’s Freestyle 57kg (Wrestling)-Sakshi Malik Vs. TBD – Women’s Freestyle 62 KG (Wrestling)-Divya Kakaran vs TBD – Women’s Freestyle 68 KG (Wrestling).-Mohit Grewal vs TBD – Men’s Freestyle 125 KG (Wrestling) All further repechages and medal matches in wrestling will be held on the same day.
The Commonwealth Games 2022 started in Birmingham on July 28 and will continue till August 8.
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