Deepak Punia named 2019 UWW’s ‘Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the Year’’

  • 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 Punia

  • Deepak won the junior world title at the Junior World Championships in 86Kg freestyle category.

About United World Wrestling(UWW)

  • Founded- 1912
  • Headquarters- Switzerland.


Sl.NoAward NameAwardeeCountry
1Junior Freestyle Wrestler of the YearDeepak PuniaIndia
2Greco-Roman Wrestler of the YearNihat MammadliAzerbaijan
3Freestyle Wrestler of the YearRahman Mousa AmouzadkhaliliIran
4Junior Greco-Roman Wrestler of the YearKerem KAMALTurkey
5San Marino Athlete of the YearMyles Nazem Amine (America)San Marino.
6Junior Women’s Wrestler of the YearYui SUSAKIJapan.

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