Deepak Punia won Gold Medal at the Junior Worlds

Published on August 15, 2019
Current context: Deepak Punia has become India’s first wrestler to win junior World Championship on 14th August 2019 in 18 years.
Deepak Punia won Gold Medal at the Junior Worlds 
  • He has won a gold medal at the junior wrestling World Championship with a win over Russia’s Alik Shebzukhov to win the 86kg junior freestyle title.
  • The tournament was held at Tallinn, Estonia on 14th August 2019.
  • Deepak has won silver in the same category in 2018 in Slovakia.
  • Deepak has won gold at the Cadet World Championship in 2016. He has missed out on a bronze in the junior worlds in 2017.
  • Deepak has become the first Indian to win gold since Ramesh Kumar (69kg) and Palwinder Cheema (130kg) won gold medals at the 2001 World junior championships.

Question: 

Q.1 Who has won the Junior Wrestling World Championship 2019?
a. Sushil Kumar
b. Yogeshwar Dutt
c. Pawan Kumar
d. Deepak Punia

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