Deepak Punia and Ravi Dahiya qualify for the Asian Wrestling Championship
NEW DELHI: Tokyo 2020 tied fighter Deepak Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya once again proved his worth by qualifying for the Senior Asian Championship to be held here from February 17 to 23. The trials were held in K.D Jadhav Fight Covered stadium on Friday.
Deepak, who has just left a series of good performances that led him to become the No. 1 in the world and the UWW Junior Athlete of the Year, has had a great start in 2020 by qualifying for the freestyle category of 86 kg when defeating the bronze medalist of the Commonwealth 2014 Pawan Kumar.
Ravi also managed to qualify in the 57 kg weight category when he dominated Pankaj of the Air Force and defeated him with a 10-0 score.
I feel very confident and I hope to continue my good form. My goal and dream is to win the maximum prize in the Olympic Games, but for that I have to constantly play and be at the top of my game in the next international events. competitions, Deepak said in a statement.
I enjoy wrestling and I am currently enjoying the best moment of my wrestling career so far. I hope to continue this momentum and try to win as many medals for India as possible, including the Olympics. I promise that I will give everything to get that Olympic medal, Ravi added.