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1003. 

Who became the First Indian Wrestler to fight at New York's Iconic Madison Square Garden?

[A]. Saurabh Chaudhary
[B]. Vinesh Phogat
[C]. Sushil Kumar
[D]. Bajrang Punia

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

25 years old Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia became the first Indian wrestler to fight at New York's iconic Madison Square Garden. He won the gold medal at the 65kg men's freestyle wrestling at the recent Asian Championships. He is the first Indian wrestler to be invited by the American governing body and will take part in the "Grapple at the Garden - Beat the Streets" fight night, which will be held on 6th May 2019. He also won eight gold medals from his previous nine international tournaments including last year's Commonwealth and Asian Games and presently holds World No.1 title in the 65-kg weight category.

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