Biography of Bajrang Punia | Bajrang Punia Now And Then

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Country in the country, Haryana,

the food of milk and curd won.

Playing Dangal is a common practice in Haryana, which is known for its food and sportspersons.

As easy and interesting as the game of Dangal looks, it is equally difficult and technical. For a wrestler, not only is strength and a fit body everything, but he has to read the mind of his opponent indian wrestler with agility and patience and then make the right bet as soon as the opportunity arises.

The culture of this riot has given many big players to Haryana and India. One of which is also named Bajrang Punia.

NameBajrang Punia
nick namebajrang
date of birth26 February 1994
Age28 years
birth placevillage khuddan
father’s nameBalwan Singh Poonia
Mother’s nameompyari
brother’s nameHarinder Poonia
wife’s nameSangeeta Phogat
Length (Hight)166 cm
Weight65 kg

Early Life of Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia was born on 26 February 1994 in a simple farmer family. The name of the village is Khuddan which comes in Jhajjar district of Haryana. Father Balwan Singh Poonia and elder brother Harinder Poonia have also been good wrestlers.

Maa Ompyari is a housewife. Bajrang’s early education was completed in his village itself. After which Bajrang completed his graduation from Maharishi Dayanand University (Rohtak). Wrestler Bajrang Punia also worked as a Ticket Checker (TTE) in the Indian Railways.

Bajrang started his game with Dangal. At that time Bajrang’s age was about 7 to 8 years. Bajrang tells that he used to go wrestling to escape from school. Because Bajrang’s father Balwan Singh Punia is a small farmer.

Therefore, the financial condition of the house was not good and at that time money, fruits and other things were available for winning in the riots. Due to this which Bajrang was inclined towards wrestling in his childhood.

Bajrang Punia after winning bronze medal in Tokyo olympic

Bajrang Punia

Bajrang Punia after winning the bronze medal in Tokyo olympic games(Photo: Instagram)

Bajrang also got a lot of support from his family. Bajrang tells that because his father Balwan Singh Punia was also an indian wrestler but being the eldest in the house, the responsibility of the house fell on him and Balwan Singh Poonia had to wrestle.

But he decided to make his children wrestlers. It is because of Balwan Singh Poonia’s stubbornness and his family’s struggle that today Bajrang Poonia’s name is taken with great respect in world wrestling championship.

Career and Achievement of Bajrang Punia

Bajrang reached Chhatrasal Stadium at the age of 14. What is the importance of Chhatrasal for wrestlers, it can be understood from the fact that from the year 2000 to 2015, 80% of the wrestlers who played for India have originated from here.

The credit goes to wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt for making Bajrang stand out against the international wrestlers.

A few days after reaching Chhatrasal, Bajrang came in the eyes of Yogeshwar Dutt and Yogeshwar took Bajrang under his control at the very beginning. Started their training and taught them tricks.

When Yogeshwar shifted his base from new Delhi to Haryana, Bajrang also accompanied him to Haryana. Bajrang started getting government help from the year 2010 onwards. Before that, all the expenses were borne by Bajrang’s family.

Bajrang Punia with his coach Yogeshwar Dutt

Bajrang Punia with his coach Yogeshwar Dutt (Photo: Instagram)

When Bajrang won the gold medal for India in the Asian Games on 19 August 2018, the whole country is chanting the name of Bajrang. By the way, Bajrang is not a new name for wrestling watchers. Because before that he has won the bronze medal in the World Championship held in Budapest in 2013.

Not only this, but in 2014, Bajrang won silver in the Asian Games held in South Korea and the silver medal in the Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow.

After this, in 2018, Bajrang won the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games on Gold Coast and then the gold medal in Jakarta. In Jakarta, Bajrang defeated the player who had defeated Bajrang in the quarter-finals of the Asian Championship 2018.

Bajrang has so far won a total of 18 international medals, out of which 7 are gold. But all these are success only the shine of the medal seen from above. How much Bajrang Punia has worn himself for this glow, that is the real story.

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In an interview after winning gold in Jakarta, Bajrang says, ‘If I start thinking that I am losing, then I will lose. That’s why I never do that. After losing to Daiichi last time, I watched his videos and worked on my technique to deal with difficult situations.

Anything can happen in wrestling. First I was walking forward, then he came back. This keeps happening and thinking too much can lead to a catch from the match. I don’t take pressure before finals and that’s what I did even today.

Bajrang punia wife

On November 25, 2020, Bajrang Punia’s marriage took place with international wrestler and national champion Sangeeta Phogat, daughter of Dronacharya Awardee Mahabir Phogat. Bajrang Punia’s wife Sangeeta Phogat was born on 5 March 1998 and she is 24 years old.

The conversation between Bajrang Punia and Sangeeta Phogat started on her birthday. It is not known when the conversation turned into friendship and when friendship turned into love and both of them decided to get married with the consent of the family.

Bajrang Punia Awards

• In 2015, Bajrang Punia was awarded the Arjuna Award.

• In 2019, he was awarded the Padma Shri.

• On 29 August 2019, he was to go to the Rajiv Gandhi Sports Awards but due to sports competition, he could not attend the ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

• In 2020, Bajrang Punia was honored with the ‘Sports Person of the Year award at the FICCI India Sports Awards.

Bajrang Punia and controversy

By the way, Bajrang Punia’s personality is very calm and he stays away from controversies. But once in the year 2018, Bajrang Punia openly criticized the government policy of giving the Khel Ratna an award. Bajrang said that he has scored more points than the other two players named in the list (Virat Kohli and Mirabai Chanu). Reportedly, Virat Kohli received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award with a score of zero, while Bajrang’s highest score was 80. was.

On behalf of JAT Sports, salute the struggle of Bajrang Punia and his entire family.


Q. Village of Bajrang Punia?

Ans . The name of the village is Khuddan. Which comes in Jhajjar district of Haryana.

Q. What is the height of Bajrang Punia?

Ans . The height of Bajrang Punia is 166 cm.

Q. Name of Bajrang Poonia’s wife?

Ans . Sangeeta Phogat.

Q: When did Bajrang Poonia get married?

Ans: On 25 November 2020, Bajrang Punia’s marriage was concluded with Sangeeta Phogat , the daughter of Dronacharya Awardee Mahabir Phogat, international wrestler and national champion.

Q: How old is Bajrang Poonia’s wife?

Ans: Bajrang Poonia’s wife Sangeeta Phogat was born on 5 March 1998 and her age is 24 years.

Q: Bajrang Punia is related to which sport?

Ans: Bajrang Punia is a world famous wrestler and he does freestyle wrestling.

Q: Bajrang Punia belongs to which state?

ANS: Bajrang Punia hails from the state of Haryana, India.

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