Bajrang gets the best turnover in the World Championship
NEW DELHI: the best fighter in India Bajrang Punia He has received the highest turnover in the 65 kg men's freestyle category in the World Championship, scheduled to start in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, starting September 14.
The world number one Bajrang, who is in Russia to train before the championship, had won a silver in the last edition and a bronze in 2013 in 60 kg.
Training abroad with foreign athletes has helped me grow as a fighter. Fighting with some of the best names in Georgia, Russia and the United States has made me more aware of my opponents, Bajrang said.
In addition, having my own team of coach, physio, coach and support staff in sports science has benefited me a lot and has given me a lot of confidence before the World Championship.
Twice Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar He is still India's only gold medalist in the World Cup. He had been on the podium in the 2010 edition.
United World Wrestling, the world governing body, organized a training camp for all the fighters in Nur Sultan to help them acclimatize to the conditions.
It is a very good initiative taken by UWW Before a great event. All the fighters will be watching the Olympic squares in the World Championship this time and an acclimatization camp can help them be ready for the challenge, said Punia.
Maharashtra's fighter, Rahul Aware, received the second seed in 61 kg while he was junior world champion. Deepak Punia It has been planted fourth in the 86kg.
My training has gone really well and I am excited to make my World Championship debut. Winning a gold in the World Youth Championship last month increased my level of confidence and I am eager to give it my all, said Deepak, who finished 18 years in India. years of drought of medals in the Junior World Championship.
Among women, India Seema Bisla has been planted second in the 50 kg. A gold medal in Yasar Dogu Ranking Series has propelled her to number three in the world.