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Deepak Punia qualifies for Tokyo Olympics 2020

Deepak Punia secured an Olympic quota for India after beating Colombia’s Carlos Mendez in the 86kg World Wrestling Championships quarterfinal. Punia will now face Switzerland’s Stefan Reichmuth at the World Championships. This is India’s fourth Olympic qualification at the event after Vinesh Phogat (53kg), Bajrang Punia (65kg) and Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57) also made it to Tokyo Olympics with bronze medal wins.