Bajrang Punia won gold in 65kg at Tbilisi Grand Prix 2019


Indian Wrestler Bajrang Punia won gold in 65kg men’s freestyle competition at Tbilisi Grand Prix 2019 against Iran’s Peiman Bibyani by 2-0. The event was held at the New Sports Palace, Tbilisi, Georgia and was organised by the Georgian Wrestling Federation.

It is the fourth gold medal for Punia after winning gold at Dan Kolov, Asian Championship and Ali Aliev tournament.

Bajrang Punia was born in Khudan village of Jhajjar district in the state of Haryana, India.He began wrestling at the age of seven and was encouraged to pursue the sport by his father.In 2015, his family moved to Sonepat so that he can attend a regional centre of Sports Authority of India. Currently, he works in Indian Railways on the post of TTE (Travelling Ticket Examiner).