Bajrang Punia Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Bajrang Punia (The Tank)

Last Updated: 29 Feb, 2024 | Views: 368

Age: 30

Profession: Sports Men

Other Profession(s): Freestyle Wrestler

Famous For: Indian International wrestler

Higher Education: Wrestling training at the regional center of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Sonepat, India.

Bajrang Punia Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
26 Feb, 1994 (30 Years 01 Month 18 Days)
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Bajrang Punia Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Bajrang Punia is a freestyle wrestler from India who participates in the 65 kg weight division. Punia defeated Kazakhstan's Daulet Niyazbekov 8-0 to take home the bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Punia is the only wrestler from India to have taken three medals from the World Championships. When he was seven years old, he started wrestling, and his father pushed him to continue. Punia was raised in the country. He lacked the resources for conventional sports due to his family's financial situation. Instead of participating in free sports like Kabaddi and wrestling, he was forced to play free sports such as Kabaddi.


In 2013: He won the bronze medal at the World Wrestling Championships in the men's freestyle 60 kg category

In 2014: Bajrang lost 1-4 to Canadian David Tremblay, but still managed to win the silver medal in the men's amateur 61 kg division.

In 2017: His gold medal was earned at the Asian Wrestling Championship in Delhi.

In 2018: Bajrang got the gold medal in the 65 kg men's freestyle.

In 2022: During the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games, Bajrang Punia won the gold medal in the 65kg final bout against Canada's Lachlan McNeil.

Achievements and Awards:

In 2015: He got the Arjuna Award.

In 2019: Bajrang was honored with the Padma Shri Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.

In 2020: He was awarded FICCI India Sports Award.

Unknown Facts:

Bajrang was inspired by his father to pursue wrestling as a profession when he was seven years old.

Punia is moreover the first wrestler from India to participate in the renowned German League.


Bajrang Punia Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 166 cm
In Meters 1.66 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 65 kg
In Pounds 143 Ibs
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Bajrang Punia Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Balvan Singh Punia
Mother's Name
Om Pyari Punia
Sangita Phogat
Harendra Punia, Deepak Punia

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