I dedicate win to Vajpayee: Bajrang Punia after winning first gold
Mon, Aug 20, 2018, 04:01 PM
India's Wrestler Bajrang Punia has dedicated India’s first Gold medal to late former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who passed away recently. Speaking to a media channel, the wrestler has also commented on the roles played by the coaches towards him. Bajrang Punia has won India’s first gold medal in Men’s 65 kg freestyle event at the Asian Games being held in Jakarta (Indonesia). He defeated Japanese Daichi Takatani 11-8 to bag the medal. Earlier, Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar bagged the Bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event.