Bajrang Punia of India secured a Bronze Medal in Men’s 65 kg Wrestling at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Wrestler Bajrang Punia won with a score of 8-0 against Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan. With this, Bajrang Punia becomes the 6th Indian to win an Olympic medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for India.
After the victory of Bajrang Punia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated and posted the message on Twitter. Mr. Modi said, “Delightful news from #Tokyo2020! Spectacularly fought @BajrangPunia. Congratulations to you for your accomplishment, which makes every Indian proud and happy.”
The President of India Mr. Ram Nath Kovind also took to Twitter and congratulated Bajrang Punia. The tweet by the President of India read, “A special moment for Indian wrestling!
Congratulations to Bajrang Punia for winning the Bronze at #Tokyo2020. You have distinguished yourself as an outstanding wrestler with untiring efforts, consistency and tenacity over the years. Every Indian shares the joy of your success!”
Soon, Twitter started flooding with messages and wishes to Bajrang Punia for his tremendous win at the Olympic with #BajrangPunia #TokyoOlympics #
With this, Indian athletes secured 6 medals including 4 Bronze medals at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Meanwhile, the Tokyo Olympics which started from the 23rd of July, 2021, is going to end on the 8th of August, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Despite being held in 2021, the Tokyo Olympics are called 2020 as it was postponed due to the ongoing Wuhan virus pandemic. In 2021, the Tokyo Olympics were organised, and the name Tokyo Olympics 2020 waas retained for branding reasons.
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