Bajrang Punia’s perennial leg-defence weak point got here to hang-out him on the huge stage as he misplaced the lads’s freestyle 65kg semifinal to three-time world champion Haji Aliev right here on Friday (August 6) and the Indian wrestler will now battle for bronze medal on the Olympic Video games on Saturday (August 7). He’ll face both Senegal’s Adama Diatta or Kazakhstan’s Daulet Niyazbekov within the medal match.
Punia starting his Tokyo 2020 marketing campaign, gained each video games comprehensively. The Indian wrestler first defeated Ernazar Akmataliev of Kyrgyzstan within the 1/8 Ultimate after which beat Iran’s Morteza Ghiasi Cheka by pinning him right down to the mat (victory by fall) within the 1/4 Ultimate.
Nevertheless, Bajrang needed to face a crushing defeat within the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics by the hands of Rio Olympics bronze-winner Aliev of Azerbaijan who constantly attacked Bajrang’s legs and twice received himself into place from the place he might roll the Indian comfortably for simple two-point throws.
Trailing 1-4 after the primary interval, Bajrang seemed for an enormous assault however Aliev very well effected a counter take down, inserting his shoulder near the thighs of Bajrang and threw the Indian for an enormous 8-1 lead.
The Azerbaijani was shedding steam and Bajrang received two take-downs to scale back the deficit however the required huge transfer by no means got here. Below 30 seconds left within the bout, Bajrang desperately seemed for an assault however Aliev didn’t let him try this by gripping him in robust body-lock.
A dejected and helpless Bajrang fell on the mat, conscious that he had misplaced battle to a superior wrestler.
Bajrang will now battle for bronze. If he manages to win, India will match its greatest consequence on the Olympics. Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt had gained a silver and a bronze on the 2012 London Video games.
Here is every thing you should know concerning the Bajrang Punia’s 65kg males’s freestyle wrestling bronze medal match:
When is the timing of Bajrang Punia’s bronze medal match?
The bronze medal match is scheduled for August 7.
What is the timing of Bajrang Punia’s bronze medal match?
The bronze medal match will kick-off at 3:55pm IST as per the Olympics official web site.
What is the venue of the Bajrang Punia’s bronze medal match?
The bronze medal match will happen at Makuhari Messe Corridor.
The place to look at Bajrang Punia’s bronze medal match stay?
The match might be aired on Sony TEN 3, Sony TEN 3 HD, Sony TEN 4 and Sony TEN 4 HD will broadcast Tokyo 2020 in regional languages. You can too watch the match on DD Doordarshan channel.
The place to look at Bajrang Punia’s bronze medal match on-line/stay stream?
Stay streaming of the Tokyo Olympics wrestling occasion might be out there on SonyLIV web site, SonyLIV app, and Jio TV.