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Who is the first Indian to win 4 medals in World Wrestling Championship?
Deepak Punia
Yogeshwar Dutt
Ravi Kumar Dahiya
Bajrang Punia

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bajrang Punia

Ace grappler Bajrang Punia became the only Indian to claim "four medals" at the World Wrestling Championships by clinching a bronze in the current edition, here on Sunday(18th Sep 2022).
Bajrang, who won a bronze in last year's Tokyo Olympics, eked out a close 11-9 win on points over Sebastian C Rivera of Puerto Rico in one of the the bronze medal bouts in the 65 kg category.
Bajrang, who lost to John Michael Diakomihalis of USA in the quarterfinals, qualified for the bronze medal contest through repechage round where he defeated Vazgen Tevanyan of Armenia 7-6 by points.
It is Bajrang's third bronze at the worlds. The celebrated Indian wrestler had earlier won a bronze at in 2013, silver in 2018 and bronze in 2019.
India had fielded a 30-member team for the ongoing World Championships but produced a below-par performance, securing just two medals..

Source : Business Standard

Published On : September 19, 2022
Category : Sports