Bajrang gets new sparring partner as training with Russian Viktor Rassadin starts

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The biggest hope of the Indian wrestling for Tokyo 2020 Olympics Bajrang Punia has started training in Sonepat with his new training partner. Punia has recovered from all his injuries and has started training in full flow. In order to prepare himself for the tougher challenges ahead, 2019 Khel Ratna award winner Punia has called on Russia’s Viktor Rassadin to be his sparring partner. Viktor is already in India and has began to spar with the Indian champion.

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Punia’s coach Shako Bentinidis confirmed the development to WrestlingTV, “Bajrang needed some strong sparring partner and we zeroed down on Rassadin. He is very talented and strong wrestler, sparring with him will help Bajrang”.

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