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CWG 2022: Bajrang Punia wins Gold for India

Bajrang Punia wins gold for India

Bajran Punia Indian wrestler wins gold in men’s 65 KG category in Common wealth games 2022. Bajrang Punia dominated Lachlan McNeil since the start of the summit clash and this lead him to win freestyle 65 KG Title comfortably.

Bajrang Punia wins Gold medal (65kg) after beating Lachlan McNeil 9-2 in Final.

Punia gave India its first gold medal in the wrestling as he beat Canada’s Lachlan McNeil in the men’s 65kg freestyle wrestling final.

Bajran Punia had won gold in 2018 commonwealth Games as well

India’s Medal Tally in CWG2022

GoldSaikhom Mirabai ChanuWeightliftingWomen’s 49 Kg
SilverSanket SargarWeightliftingMen’s 55 Kg
SilverBindyarani DeviWeightliftingWomen’s 55 Kg
BronzeGururaja PoojaryWeightliftingMen’s 61 Kg
GoldJeremy LalrinnungaWeightliftingMen’s 67 Kg
GoldAchinta SheuliWeightliftingMen’s 73 Kg
SilverSushila LikmabamJudoWomen’s 48 Kg
BronzeVijay YadavJudoMen’s 60 Kg
BronzeHarjinder KaurWeightliftingWomen’s 71 Kg
GoldRupa/Lovely/Nayanmoni/PinkiLawn BowlsWomen’s fours
GoldSharath/Harmeet/Sathiyan/SanilTTMen’s team
SilverVikas ThakurWeightliftingMen’s 96 Kg
SilverTeam IndiaBadmintonMixed Team
SilverTulika MannJudoWomen’s +78 Kg
BronzeLovepreet SinghWeightliftingMen’s 109 Kg
BronzeSaurav GhosalSquashMen’s singles
BronzeGurpreet SinghWeightliftingMen’s +109 Kg
BronzeTejaswin ShankarAthleticsHigh Jump
GoldSudhirPara-powerliftingMen’s Heavyweight
SilverMurali SreeshankarAthleticsLong Jump
GoldBajrang PuniaWrestling65 KG Freestyle

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  • Pallav Jain is co-founder of Ground Report and an independent journalist and visual storyteller based in Madhya Pradesh. He did his PG Diploma in Radio and TV journalism from IIMC 2015-16.

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