India now has World No ! wrestler

Indian sportsmen are going places. Indian sportsmen have been making an impact globally in various sports in recent years.

In yet another first for Indian wrestling, Bajrang Punia has become world’s top-ranked freestyle wrestler in the 65kg category.

In the latest rankings released by the United World Wrestling, the world governing body for the sport of wrestling, Bajrang heads the 65kg chart with 96 points – a massive 30-point lead over second-placed Alejandro Enrique Valdes Tobier of Cuba, whom Bajrang has beaten in the UWW World Championship semi-finals at Budapest, Hungary, late last month.