Bajrang Punia wins gold, dedicates it to IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan


New Delhi: Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia, who clinched gold medal at the Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov wrestling in Bulgaria on Saturday, dedicated his medal to IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Sunday.

Bajrang defeated American Jordan Oliver in the 65kg category in the final of Dan Kolov-Nikla Petrov wrestling yesterday.

Bajrang took to his Twitter and wrote:



On Wednesday, Wing Commander Abhinandan was captured by Pakistani authorities after his MiG 21 Bison went down during a dogfight with Pakistani jets.

However, Abhinandan was handed over to India as peace of gesture on Friday night (March 1).

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