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Deepak Punia ranked as the world's best wrestler in the 86kg category

Deepak Punia ranked as the world's best wrestler in the 86kg category

  • The International Wrestling Federation has ranked Deepak Punia as the world's best wrestler in the 86kg category. 
  • Earlier this month, Deepak Punia had given an outstanding performance in the World Wrestling Championship. He was all set to get the gold in his maiden senior World Championship, when he had to, unfortunately, pull out of the final bout against Hasan Yazdani due to his ankle injury. He was the fifth Indian to reach the finals at the senior World Championship. 
  • Ravi Dahiya got his name to feature in the top five in the 57kg category.
  • Among the women participants, Vignesh Phogat stood second in the 53kg category and Manju Kumari was ranked third in the 40kg category.

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