Bajrang Punia goes into exam mode, will deactivate all social media handles till Olympics

Bajrang Punia, 27, will be seen in action in the UWW ranking series event -- Matteo Pellicone in Italy from Thursday.

Bajrang recently returned from USA after attending a one-month training camp at Cliff Keen Wrestling Club in Michigan.   -  AP

Olympic-bound star Indian grappler Bajrang Punia on Monday announced he will be deactivating all his social media accounts until the Games in Tokyo this July-August.

One of India's biggest medal hopes at the Olympics, Bajrang took to Twitter to announce the decision.

"I will be shutting all my social media handles starting from today. Now I will meet all of you after the Olympics.... I hope you will continue to shower me with your love..... Jai Hind," he tweeted in hindi.

 

Bajrang, who had qualified for the Olympics after earning a quota at the 2019 World Championships, recently returned from USA after attending a one-month training camp at Cliff Keen Wrestling Club in Michigan.

The 27-year-old will be seen in action in the UWW ranking series event -- Matteo Pellicone in Italy from Thursday.