Deepak Punia - Indian Freestyle Wrestler

Deepak Punia

Hailing from the Jhajjar district in Haryana, Punia became the Junior World Champion in 2019. He was the first Indian to do so in 18 years.

He won the silver medal at the World Wrestling Championships in the freestyle 86 kg category. Deepak belongs from a humble background and is Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) in the Indian Army.

Gold

2022 Commonwealth Games, Birmingham

Gold

2019 Junior Wrestling Championship, Tallinn

Silver

2021 Aisian Championship, Almaty

Bronze

2022 Yasar Dogu, Istanbul

Bronze

2020 Asian Championship, New Delhi

4th Tokyo Olympics 2020