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Bajrang Punia resumes training after recovering from knee injury, to miss Senior Nationals
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Bajrang Punia resumes training after recovering from knee injury, to miss Senior Nationals

The 27-year-old Indian had suffered a ligament tear in the run-up to the Olympics but still managed to claim the freestyle bronze medal in 65kg category at the Tokyo Games.

WFI president says feedback from wrestlers important to decide on extending contracts of foreign coaches
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WFI president says feedback from wrestlers important to decide on extending contracts of foreign coaches

All the coaches had their contracts till the Tokyo Olympics and the fresh ones will be finalised in a few days after WFI sits with the wrestlers, who are now busy with felicitations.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia injures right knee in build-up to Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia injures right knee in build-up to Games

Competing in the Ali Alyev tournament, Bajrang was up against A Kudyev in the semi-final when he sustained the injury.

Bajrang Punia to skip Ranking Series event in Poland, will train in Russia with coach Shako Bentinidis
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Bajrang Punia to skip Ranking Series event in Poland, will train in Russia with coach Shako Bentinidis

While India's other Olympic-bound wrestlers will travel to Poland, Bajrang will go to Russia with his coach Georgian Shako Bentinidis.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vikas Krishan staying focused on goal despite coronavirus forcing longest-ever off-season
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vikas Krishan staying focused on goal despite coronavirus forcing longest-ever off-season

Despite the coronavirus pandemic disrupting their preparations for the Olympics and imposing upon them their longest off-seasons, Bajrang Punia and Vikas Krishan, two of India's biggest hopes for a medal at Tokyo 2020 are upbeat.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia promises to show the world 'a new Bajrang' at the Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia promises to show the world 'a new Bajrang' at the Games

Sounding out a warning to his rivals, a fit-again Bajrang Punia on Thursday said the wrestling world will see a new avatar of him at the Tokyo Olympics, where he will be one of India's strongest medal contenders.

WFI bring Bajrang Punia's coach Shako Bentinidis under its wing till 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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WFI bring Bajrang Punia's coach Shako Bentinidis under its wing till 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Wilfredo Garcia was tried for a few days but Bajrang, who won his third world championship medal at Nur Sultan, was not convinced on hiring the Cuban.

Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia rubbishes report of sacking personal coach Shako Bentinidis, says 'there is no truth to it'
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Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia rubbishes report of sacking personal coach Shako Bentinidis, says 'there is no truth to it'

Dismissing the report that he has sacked his personal coach Shako Bentinidis, star wrestler Bajrang Punia on Friday said the Georgian is very much in his team and he has no plans to make any change to his support staff.

Ace Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia parts ways with longtime coach Shako Bentinidis, claims report
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Ace Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia parts ways with longtime coach Shako Bentinidis, claims report

India's wrestling star Bajrang Punia and his longtime coach Shako Bentinidis of Georgia have parted ways just months before the start of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Wrestling World Championships: Bajrang Punia's coach Shako Bentinidis says he needs to work on power, lower body technique
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Wrestling World Championships: Bajrang Punia's coach Shako Bentinidis says he needs to work on power, lower body technique

After Bajrang Punia became the first Indian wrestler to win two medals at the World Championships, he and his coach Shako Bentinidis talk to Firstpost about what the 24-year-old needs to do from now to become even better.