Bajrang Punia Clinched Gold At Asian Championships

Wrestler Bajrang Punia gave India its first gold medal as he certified a come-from-behind win over Seungchul Lee of Korea in men's 65kg freestyle on the penultimate day of the Asian Wrestling Championship on Saturday.

Sarita, meanwhile, acquired a silver medal in women's 58kg division.

After registering a fantastic 6-2 victory, Bajrang celebrated by taking a win lap with the tri-colour on his shoulders.

In his gold medal round, the 23-year-old Indian conceded two points in the opening half to lag behind 0-2 at the half-time. Despite, the Arjuna award winner made a strong comeback in the second half, not allowing his rival from Korea to make any more points.

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