19 year old Deepak Punia has stunned the wrestling world by entering the world wrestling championship finals in the 86kg weight category. Punia defeated Stefan REICHMUTH of Switzerland convincingly by 8-2. He is the youngest Indian ever to make it to the finals of the world wrestling championships.
Earlier Punia by entering Semi-Finals booked 4th quota place for India for Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Punia was in his true elements as he first dashed hopes of Adult Davlumbayev, the local wrestler from Kazakhstan and then easily got pass Bakhodur Kodirov of Tajikistan to enter quarterfinals. In the quarter-finals Punia showed brilliant composure to beat Carlos MENDEZ of Colombia in the dying seconds to book Tokyo 2020 Olympics ticket and shot at world championship medal.
It is amazing that this boy from Haryana is just 19 and has won almost everything that is to be won in the Junior ranks and now rightfully this talented and stocky built lad has made it to the finals of senior world wrestling championships 2019.
1 Gold & 1 Silver at Junior World Championships
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