Bajrang Punia won bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics beating his opponent Daulet Niyazbekov of Kazakhstan by a margin of 8-0 in 65kg freestyle wrestling category. Bajrang had previously won medals for India in Asian and Commonwealth games as well. After Sushil Kumar, Bajrang Punia became second Indian to win medals in both world championship and Olympics as well. Bajrang Punia became second Indian after Ravi Dahiya in Tokyo Olympics 2020 to win a medal for India in wrestling. Ravi Dahiya had won a silver medal for India in Tokyo Olympics 2020 in 57kg freestyle wrestling. Bajrang Punia was not too happy with his performance; he wanted to win gold for India. Bajrang Punia would look to better his performance in the next Olympics games which is going to be held in Paris in 2024. Tokyo Olympics was the debut Olympics games for Bajrang Punia.