Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recommends Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. In wrestling, the name of the wrestlers of Haryana is taken at the top of the list. Whether that name is Bajrang Punia in the freestyle wrestling or Vineesh Phogat in Greco Roman Style wrestling. Both the players have always illuminated the name of the country and have shown great sport. So because of this, both are now has been recommended Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) recommends Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia for Rajeev Khel Ratna Award. pic.twitter.com/fZjGD67ifN
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For The Dronacharya Award, the Federation has recommended the names of Virendra Kumar, Sujit Mann, Narendra Kumar, and Vikram Kumar.
Recently, in the Asian Wrestling Championships in China, Bajrang Punia won the gold medal in men’s freestyle wrestling category, while Vineesh Phogat won gold medals. Now, considering this, the WFI has recommended both to get the Rajiv Gandhi Sports Award.