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Bajrang Kumar Won Bronze Medal at World Wrestling Championship

Sep 18, 2013 15:18 IST

Indian wrestler Bajrang Kumar has bagged a bronze medal in the 60 kilogram freestyle category at the World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary on 17 September 2013.

Bajrang Kumar recorded an overwhelming 9-2 win over Mongolia's Nyam-Ochir Enkhsaikhan to bag the Bronze. Earlier, Bajrang Kumar lost to Vladimir Vladimirov Dubov of Bulgaria, the eventual silver medallist, but came back strongly in the repechage.

This is the first time India has won two medals in the Men's events at the World Championship level. Earlier, Amit Kumar had won a Silver medal in the 55 Kg freestyle category, after losing to Iranian Hassan Farman Rahimi.

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