Setback for India, Deepak Punia withdraws from finals of world championship due to injury

India is waking up to very bad news from Nur-Sultan. Deepak Punia who was set to compete in the final of the men’s freestyle 86kg at the World Wrestling championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, has been forced to miss the title clash due to injuries and will settle for the silver medal.

Deepak, who picked up an injury on his left leg and eye in his first round fight is unfit to compete in the final against Iranian Hasan Yazdanichara, which was scheduled for Sunday. Speaking exclusively to Wrestlingtv.in Deepak said that his leg is completely swollen and his movement is restricted at this stage. 

Wrestling fans can catch all the action LIVE from UWW World Championship 2019 on www.wrestlingtv.in

“My leg is swollen up and it is hurting. The eye is swollen too, but it happens in wrestling. I picked up both injuries during the first round. I am not fighting in the final in the evening”

It is a bad news for the wrestling fans as well who was looking forward to the fight that was billed as FIGHT BETWEEN THE GREATEST vs THE YOUNGEST Challenger. Sadly the gold medal wait at the world championship for………….Continue reading Click here: Click here

Wrestling fans can catch all the action LIVE from UWW World Championship 2019 on www.wrestlingtv.in

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