Deepak Punia Gold Medal: Deepak Punia, who missed the medal within a few seconds in the Tokyo Olympics, reached the Commonwealth with renewed vigor. He is often left with gold on the big stage, but today was the day of this Lal of Haryana.
Missed the bronze medal in the Olympics
Dairy farmer’s son Deepak
Deepak Punia was born in the Jhajjar region of Haryana. Wrestling is always an option for the people in Jhajjar village. Deepak’s father Subhash Punia is a dairy farmer who used to take young Deepak on a riot. Deepak started his wrestling career at the age of five in an akhara led by Arjuna Awardee Virendra Singh Chhara in his hometown. After starting training under the leadership of a well-known wrestler of Chhatrasal Stadium in the year 2015, he first showed his skills by being a part of the World Cadet Championship, although he did not get success but still did not give up.
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