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.


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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