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Bajrang Punia wins 8-0 against Daulet Niyazbekov; clinches Bronze
By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 07, 2021 04:54 PM IST

Catch LIVE scores from Bajrang Punia vs Daulet Niyazbekov 65kg men's wrestling bronze medal match

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BAJRANG PUNIA WINS BRONZE! India gets their sixth medal at the Tokyo Olympics courtesy of wrestler Bajrang Punia clinching bronze for his country. He was unstoppable today as the Indian grappler started his game with aggression and also made sure he played defensive at times to avoid the opponent from scoring points. He's a mastermind indeed and proved that India are well known for producing quality and medal-winning wrestlers. 

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Match Summary

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Final Score

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Daulet Niyazbekov tries his best to find a way to get back but Punia was not willing to budge today. He wins the bout 8-0! Another medal for India. 

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BAJRANG PUNIA WINS THE BRONZE MEDAL!

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Another 2 points for Punia. He throws Niyazbekov to the ground. 8-0!

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A quick counter move by Punia to increase his lead.

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Punia gets around the back of his opponent yet again. He is 6-0 up now. 

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Just over a minute left now

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Punia is 4-0 up now.

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Punia gets a take down and wins 2 points. 

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Bajrang is being proactive and looking to score points

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Bajrang Punia is still 2-0 up

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Just 2 minutes to go now!

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Punia almost manages a single leg hold but the Kazakh defends.

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A cautious start to the 2nd round. 

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2nd round underway

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An intense first round. Almost neck and neck. 

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End of first round. Punia is 2-0 in front.

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Punia now leads 2-0! He sends Niyazbekov out of bounds.

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Bajrang defends superbly there! Daulet had him under grips but the Indian survives.

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Punia leads 1-0!

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The Kazakh is unable to win a point in 30 seconds and conceded the passivity point. 

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A passivity warning for Daulet Niyazbekov. 

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The score is still 0-0.

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A minute is up. Neither wrestler has made an breakthrough. 

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30 seconds up. Still 0-0!

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Bajrang seems to be the aggressor in the opening seconds.

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And the bout begins...

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Bajrang Punia is out and will be in the blue corner for the bout. 

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The wrestlers are making their way into the arena. 
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