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Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya won bronze at World Wrestling Championships

Current context: Bajrang Punia and Ravi Dahiya clinched bronze at the World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya won bronze at World Wrestling Championships 
  • Bajrang defeated Mongolian Tulga Tumur Ochir.
  • This is Bajrang’s 3rd World Championship medal after winning silver in 2018 and bronze in 2013 in Budapest.
  • Dahiya beat Iran's reigning Asian champion Reza Ahmadali Atrinagharchi.
  • Both sealed a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in 65 kg category (Bajrang) and 57 kg (Ravi) category by qualifying for the bronze medal round.
  • India’s medal count has increased to three medals with Vinesh Phogat winning bronze in the women's 53kg category.
  • The last time when India won 3 medals in the WC was in 2013 (Amit Dahiya, Bajrang Punia and Sandeep Tulsi Yadav).

Question: 

Q.1 Choose the wrestlers who have scored medals at the World Championships 2019?
a. Bajrang Punia
b. Ravi Dahiya
c. Vinesh Phogat
d. Amit Dahiya
e. Only a, b, c
Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya won bronze at World Wrestling Championships Bajrang Punia, Ravi Dahiya won bronze at World Wrestling Championships Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 21, 2019 Rating: 5

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