World Wrestling Championships: Deepak Punia to face Yazdani in final today

Deepak Punia faces Iran's Hassan Yazdani in the gold-medal match, while Rahul Aware competes for bronze in the 61kg, non-Olympic category.

Deepak Punia will face Iranian Hassan Yazdani in the 86kg final. (File Photo)   -  PTI

Deepak Punia will contest for gold medal in the 86kg final of the World Wrestling Championships, while Rahul Aware will fight for bronze in the 61kg, non-Olympic category.

Junior world champion Deepak will face Iranian Hassan Yazdani in the gold-medal match.

Deepak's road to the final

The 20-year-old beat Switzerland's Stefan Reichmuth 8-2 in the semifinal to put himself in the fray for the gold medal.

Aware's progress

Competing in the 61kg, non-Olympic category, Aware lost to Beka Lomtadze of Gerogia in the semifinals. He beat Kerim Hojakov of Turkmenistan in the pre-quarterfinals to assure India of a medal.

When are the matches?

Deepak's Championship match and Aware's bronze-medal match will take place between 5.30pm and 8.30pm on Sunday.

How to watch the final and the bronze-medal match?

Wrestlingtv.in provides live streaming of all the matches from the World Wrestling Championships.