Bajrang Punia Becomes First Indian To Get World Championship Seeding

One of India’s most consistent performers in the recent times, Bajrang Punia has become the first Indian to feature in the top seeds of World Wrestling Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary, from October 20 to 28. He is seeded third in the 65 kg class in the men’s freestyle event . He is accorded the pride of place with 45 points in the ranking list released by the United World Wrestling, the parent body of wrestling. The world body has introduced the seeding system for the first time ever for the World Championship, utilizing the pre-championship performance ranking points to determine the competitive seeds. Understandably, Punia felt elated getting picked for seeding but he wants to match his performance according to the position accorded.

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