- The World Championships silver medallist Deepak Punia was named as the 2019 ‘Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year‘ by United World Wrestling (UWW). Punia is the first Indian wrestler in 18 years to win a junior world title at the Junior World Championships held in Talinn, Estonia in August 2019.
- Deepak won the junior world title at the Junior World Championships in 86Kg freestyle category.
About United World Wrestling(UWW)
- Founded- 1912
- Headquarters- Switzerland.
|1||Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year||Deepak Punia||India|
|2||Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year||Nihat Mammadli||Azerbaijan|
|3||Freestyle Wrestler of the Year||Rahman Mousa Amouzadkhalili||Iran|
|4||Junior Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year||Kerem KAMAL||Turkey|
|5||San Marino Athlete of the Year||Myles Nazem Amine (America)||San Marino.|
|6||Junior Womens Wrestler of the Year||Yui SUSAKI||Japan.|