Deepak Punia has been the biggest rising star of wrestling for year 2019 – not just for India, but globally. The tag of the ‘Best Junior Freestyle Wrestler’ is official for the UWW Junior World Championship gold medallist.
The world governing body for the sport, United World Wrestling has named Deepak PUNIA the Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year.
Punia earlier this year had ended an 18-year drought for the nation as he became the first Indian wrestler to win a junior world title since 2001.
The 18 year old Punia at the Junior World Championships in Estonia became is the first Indian to win a UWW junior championship gold medal. If that wasn’t enough, Punia emerged to be the only Indian wrestler to enter the…Click here to continue reading