Due to Coronavirus this year Tokyo Olympics will be held from 23 July to 8 August next year, Deepak Punia is second in the 86 kg with 54 points, apart from these, no Indian in the top-10 of any category.
Dainik Bhaskar Apr 02, 2020, 11:39 AM IST Sports Desk. United World Wrestling (UWW) released the latest rankings on Wednesday. In this, Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia is second in the 65 kg category, while Ravi Dahiya is fourth in 57 kg. In this sense, both star wrestlers are set to get a place in the top-4 seed of next year's Tokyo Olympics. The Tokyo Olympics, due this year due to coronavirus, have been postponed for a year. Now this tournament will be held from 23 July to 8 August next year.
Olympic champion Gadhjimurad Rashidov of Russia, who won gold in Nur-Sultan last year, topped the 65kg. Gadhjimurad has 60 points and Bajrang has 59 points. At the same time, Jor Uguyev of Russia is also in the 57 kg category. Gour has 60 points and Dahiya has 46 in the world rankings.
Deepak Punia is second in 86 kg, silver medalist in World Championship Deepak Punia is second in 86 kg after Iran veteran Hassan Yazdani. Hasan has 60 and Deepak has 54 points. Apart from these, there is no Indian wrestler in the top 10 weight of 74 kg, 97 kg and 125 kg in other three Olympic weight categories. The top four players from each weight category will be given preference in the Tokyo Olympics.