Deepak Punia secured a quota for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics


Indian wrestlers Deepak Punia won the World Wrestling Championships 2019 and secured his Olympics quota. Also, Rahul Aware reached the semi-finals of the ongoing tournament in their respective weight categories.


Deepak defeated Carlos Arturo Izquierdo Mendez of Colombia in the quarter-finals. He became the fourth Indian wrestler to secure a berth for the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Jitender also won bronze medallist Kotanoglu of Turkey 7-1 in the men's 79kg freestyle category.
Mausam Khatri was defeated by the top-seeded Kyle Frederick Snyder  of USA with a score of 0-10 in 97kg category. 

Other Wrestlers:

Other Indian Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar have already secured their quota for the 2020 Games and bagged bronze medals in their respective weight categories.

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