The taste of this gold is something else.

Deepak Punia Gold Medal: Deepak Punia, who missed the medal within a few seconds at the Tokyo Olympics, reached the Commonwealth with renewed vigor. He is often left with gold on the big stage, but today was the day of this Lal of Haryana.

Deepak punia gold

New Delhi: Whatever be the game, when India and Pakistan clash, the temperature in both the countries automatically rises. If Deepak Punia won the gold medal by beating Pakistani wrestler Mohammad Inam Butt in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, many TV sets in the neighboring country would be broken again. On the 8th day of the Games i.e. late on Friday night, Deepak beat his Pakistani rival 3-0 in the 86kg freestyle category. This was wrestling’s third and overall 9th ​​gold medal. Earlier, Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik also won gold in their respective categories.

Missed the bronze medal in the Olympics

At the Tokyo Olympics, Poonia had taken the lead early against San Marino wrestler Miles Nazim Amin, but in the last 10 seconds, Amin reversed the Indian medal hopes. He was completely broken after missing the medal. In the recent Asian Championships also, Poonia had missed out on gold. But now everything is done.

Dairy farmer’s son Deepak

Deepak Punia was born in the Jhajjar region of Haryana. Wrestling is always an option for the people in Jhajjar village. Deepak’s father Subhash Punia is a dairy farmer who used to take young Deepak on a riot. Deepak started his wrestling career at the age of five in an akhara led by Arjuna Awardee Virendra Singh Chhara in his hometown. After starting training under the leadership of a well-known wrestler of Chhatrasal Stadium in the year 2015, he first showed his skills by being a part of the World Cadet Championship, although he did not get success but still did not give up.