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The recipient of the Arjuna Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, Bajrang Punia is an Indian freestyle wrestler who represents India internationally in the 65 kg weight category. He is considered one of the most promising freestyle wrestlers in India as he competed in nine international tournaments in the last two years and has ended up on the podium each time.
In addition to this, he is the only Indian wrestler to win 3 medals at the world wrestling championships. Currently, he hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
With three world championship medals to his name, he is one of the top prospects to finish on the podium in Tokyo. It is interesting that Tokyo Olympics will be his first Olympics.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on the 26th of February 1994, Bajrang will turn 27 years old in the year 2021. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 165 in centimeters and 5’5” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 40 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 65 in kilograms and 143 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more glorious.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Bajrang Punia is Rs 2.4 crore approx.
Education / Family
Bajrang was born and raised up in the Khudan Village of Jhajjar, Haryana (India), and belongs to a Hindu family. He is born to his father Balvan Singh Punia and her mother Om Pyari Punia. He has a brother named Harendra Punia. He completed his school education at a Government School and further enrolled himself at Ashoka University to study Sociology.
|Birth Place||Khudan Village of Jhajjar, Haryana (India)|
|Date Of Birth||26th of February 1994|
|Age||27 years old (as of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 165 cm
In feet inches – 5’5”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 65 kg
In pounds – 143 lbs
|Home Town||Khudan Village of Jhajjar, Haryana (India)|
|Fathers Name||Balvan Singh Punia|
|Mothers Name||Om Pyari Punia
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he won the bronze medal in the men’s freestyle 60 kg category at the 2013 Asian Wrestling Championships. Later, he won the bronze medal in the men’s freestyle 60 kg at the 2013 World Wrestling Championships. He won the silver medal in the men’s freestyle 61 kg category at the 2014 Asian Games.
Later, he won the silver medal in the men’s freestyle 61 kg category at the 2014 Asian Wrestling Championships. In 2015, he wasn’t able to win a medal at the 2015 World Wrestling Championships. Thereafter, he won a gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championship in 2017.
Next, he won the gold medal in the men’s freestyle 65 kg category at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Later, he won the Men’s freestyle 65 kg /Gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games.
He won Silver at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships and claimed World No. 1 in the 65 kg category. He won the Bronze for the second time at a World Championship in 2019.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, she tied the marriage knot with fellow wrestler, Sangeeta Phogat in November 2020.
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Salman Khan|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Food||Rice, and Rajma|
Some Interesting Facts About Bajrang Punia
- He was trained at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Sonepat.
- In 2019, he was honored by Padma Shri.
- He openly criticized the government policy of giving the Khel Ratna Award.
- He fondly loves to play Basketball and Football.
- He was born on Tuesday, that’s why he got his name after an Indian god Lord Hanuman.
- He used to do wrestling to earn money before becoming a professional wrestler.
- He is the first wrestler to win first Gold in Asian Games.
- He is highly inspired by Yogeswar Dutt.
- His zodiac sign is Pisces.