Bajrang Punia received gold in Rating Collection occasion in Rome. © Twitter
Bajrang Punia bagged gold medal as he defeated American wrestler Jordan Michael Oliver within the last of Rating Collection occasion in Rome on Saturday. Bajrang Punia, competing within the 65kg class, beat Oliver Four-Three in a detailed contest. With the win, Bajrang Punia received his fourth gold on the Rating Collection occasion. Earlier, Bajrang needed to combat onerous in his first spherical bout as he edged previous Zain Allen Retherford of USA 5-Four.
Within the quarter-final, Bajrang acquired the higher of Joseph Christopher Mc Kenna Four-2.
The semi-final bout noticed Bajrang Punia beat Ukrainian wrestler Vasyl Shuptar 6-Four in a hard-fought battle.
India had a poor begin to the day as world championships silver medallist Deepak Punia (86kg) crashed out within the first spherical as he went down 1-11 to Ethan Adrian Ramos of Puerto Rico.
Jitender (74kg) defeated Denys Pavlov of Ukraine 10-1 within the first bout earlier than taking place within the quarterfinals in opposition to Turkey’s Soner Demirtas Four-Zero.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya, who’s competing in 61kg as a substitute of his authentic 57kg class, received each his rounds.
He beat Moldova’s Alexaandru Chirtoaca and Kazakhstan’s Nurislam Sanayev.
(With PTI inputs)
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