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Proud moment! Indian ace wrestler Bajrang Punia achieves new record and topped in the world ranking list

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 11 November 2018, 9:47 IST

It must be a proud moment for India as the star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia on Saturday has bagged another record for the country and become the number one player in the world.

Yes, Punia has achieved the number one rank in the world in the 65kg category on 10th November.

The 24-year-old wrestler had already won the five medals this season, including in CWG and Asian Games and a silver at the World Championship.

Now, he has topped the United World Wrestling (UWW) list with 96 points and placed at the top in the ranking table.

 

Bajrang is only Indian grappler who get the chance at the Budapest World Championship.

As per the reports of PTI, Bajrang told that “every athlete nurtures the dream to be world number one in his career. But If I had become number one with a World Championship gold, it would have been better.”

He also added that “but I am working hard and will try to retain this world number rank with a World Championship gold next year.”

As soon as this news comes to light Bajrang started receiving the congratulation wishes from everywhere.

Netizens also wrote congratulatory messages to the Indian star wrestler.

Check out the wishes:

 

Also read: World Wrestling Championships: Bajrang Punia became the first Indian wrestler to win two medals

First published: 11 November 2018, 9:00 IST
 
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