My Times Today.India’s wrestling champion Bajrang Punia hogged the limelight as he became the world number one wrestler in the 65 kg category. Let’s take a moment to praise the 24-year-old champion Bajrang Punia for his massive achievement. Bajrang Punia who has won five medals this year already is dominating the rankings with 96 points in the United World Wrestling list. He has already bagged a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games, a gold medal in the Asian Games followed a silver medal at the World Championship.
Bajrang Punia is happy with the ranking as his performances reflect the nation’s overall growth in the field of wrestling. However, the champion has set high standards for himself and stressed that his dream is to become the Olympic champion.
Bajrang Punia is the only male Indian wrestler to feature in the top 10 list.