Afte Punia's bronze play-off defeat, Murad Gaidarov went to the room of the referee, who had officiated in the bout, and assaulted him
Deepak Punia made the most of an easy draw, while Ravi Kumar Dahiya outclassed Colombia's Tigreros Urbano in his opener and then outwitted Bulgaria's Georgi Valentinov Vangelov
But Anshu Malik has got a difficult opener as she has drawn European champion Irina Kurachikina
India will field seven wrestlers, headlined by Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia. Here's a look at the strengths and weaknesses of all of them
Deepak Punia had won a silver medal at the 2019 World Championship in Nur Sultan while Ravi Dahiya had bagged a bronze along with a ticket to Tokyo Olympics
But Sumit Malik, who had won an Olympic quota in the 125kg category, has been provisionally suspended by world body UWW for failing a dope test
Deepak Punia was to take mat for the 86kg event but forfeited his quarterfinal against American Zahid Valencia after suffering hand injury
Deepak Punia lost his 86kg final inside the first period by technical superiority to Hassan Yazdanicharati of Iran
Besides the Olympic-bound Punia, two other wrestlers were also tested COVID-19 positive. They are part of a national camp in Sonepat
All three wrestlers have been moved to a SAI empanelled hospital as a precautionary measure for further monitoring
It's quite nicely warming up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The boxers, shooters and wrestlers are looking good even as PV Sindhu's form has taken a dip after winning the world championship crown
Deepak Punia, who ended his campaign at the World Wrestling Championships with a silver as he had to miss the final because of an ankle injury, now has 82 points, four more than world champion Yazdani.
Deepak Punia pulled out of the World Wrestling Championship title clash in 86kg against Iranian great Hassan Yazdani due to an ankle injury sustained during the semifinal bout, thereby winning the silver medal
Deepak Punia will now face Iran's Hassan Yazdani in the summit clash of the World Wrestling Championships. He has also already qualified for 2020 Tokyo Olympics after reaching the semis in his weight category.
The last Indians to emerge gold medallist at the Junior World Championship were Ramesh Kumar (69 kg) and Palwinder Singh Cheema (130 kg) who stood atop the podium in 2001
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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