New Delhi, Aug 8 (PTI) India capped off its best-ever performance in the Olympics with a haul of seven medals, including a gold.
- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has cancelled Gaidarov's accreditation
- Murad Gaidarov has been guiding Deepak since 2018
- Gaidarov, 42, had won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
- Deepak Punia faced San Marino's Nazem Myles Amine in the bronze medal match
- The Indian competed in the men's freestyle 86kg match
- Deepak Punia is ranked 2 in the world
- India's Ravi Kumar Dahiya will face ROC's Zavur Uguev in the men's freestyle 57kg final
- He became only the second Indian wrestler to qualify for the title clash at the Olympic Games
- He is now only the fifth Indian wrestler to have won an Olympic medal
Chiba (Japan), Aug 4 (PTI) Indian wrestler Deepak Punia will fight for bronze medal after he was outclassed by formidable American David Morris Taylor in the 86kg semifinals of the Olympic ...
- USA's David Taylor effected one move after another to win by technical superiority
- Deepak Punia could make only one move on counter attack
- Punia will now fight for the bronze medal
- Deepak Punia was born on May 19 in Haryana's Jhajjar district
- He got into wrestling at the age of four
- Punia has been trained by two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar
Chiba (Japan), Aug 4 (PTI) Ravi Dahiya was his usual dominant self while Deepak Punia pulled off a decisive two-pointer towards the end of his quarterfinal as the two Indian wrestlers stormed ...
- Deepak Punia is ranked second in the world
- The Indian wrestler registered a victory by technical superiority
- He is one of India's bright medal prospects in wrestling at the Summer Games
Chiba (Japan), Aug 4 (PTI) Indian wrestlers Ravi Dahiya and Deepak Punia began their Olympics campaigns with technical superiority victories, reaching the men's freestyle 57kg and 86kg ...