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Deepak Punia Named World No.1 Wrestler in 86kg Category

Current context: Wrestler Deepak Punia has been named number one in 86 kilogram category in the latest ranking issued by the International Wrestling Federation.
Deepak Punia Named World No.1 Wrestler in 86kg Category
  • Deepak Punia from India was ranked number one but Bajrang Punia lost the top rank in the 65-kilogram category.
  • Deepak won silver in the World Championship and was forced to pull out of the final against Iranian great Hasan Yazdani due to an ankle injury
  • He has now 82 points, four more than World Champion Yazdani and Bajrang Punia now has 63 points.
  • Bajrang Punia was earlier ranked number one but dropped to number two spot after managing a bronze in the World Championship
  • Russia's Gadzhimurad Rashidov, who won gold the World Championship, has been made the new world number one in 65 kg category
  • Ravi Dahiya has been ranked at number five in the 57 kg category and Rahul Aware has been pushed to world number two.
  • In Women’s ranking, Vinesh Phogat is ranked number two in the 53-kilogram category, Seema Bisla has dropped to number three in 50 kg category and Pooja Dhanda is ranked five in 59 kg category

Question: 

Q: 1. Who has been ranked as number one wrestler in 86 kilogram category in the latest ranking issued by the International Wrestling Federation?
a. Ravi Dahiya
b. Bajrang Punia
c. Rahul Aware
d. Deepak Punia
Deepak Punia Named World No.1 Wrestler in 86kg Category Deepak Punia Named World No.1 Wrestler in 86kg Category Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on September 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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