After three straight appearances in the finals, Gadzhimurad Rashidov of Russia finally won a World championship title in the 2019 World Wrestling Championship at Nur-Sultan in the 65kg weight category. Yes, the same weight category in which India’s biggest bet for medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Bajrang Punia ply’s his trade. It is safe to say that Rashidov will be the biggest threat for Punia in his pursuit of winning gold medal in Tokyo.
Currently Rashidov who is known for his power moves in the wrestling circles has already dethroned Punia from no1 spot in the UWW World Rankings. Rashidov currently occupies no 1 spot in the rankings and Punia is number 2.
2 time world silver medallist at 61kg category Rashidov…Click here to continue reading