Bajrang Punia video viral as Ravi Dahiya’s flinging video of coach
News Claim: A video of Indian Wrestler Ravi Dahiya is viral on social media claiming it to be from Tokyo Olympics; it shows the wrestler flinching his coach to celebrate his victory
Viral message on WhatsApp today & other Social Media: A message viral on social media claims that, This is how Dahiya's coach celebrated their victory 😀#Olympicsindia #Cheer4India #RaviDahiya Many Congratulations #Wrestling #Olympicsindia #TokyoOlympics2020
News Verification: The video is not of the Silver medallist at the Olympics. The video is of wrestler Bajrang Punia’s coach Shako Bentinidis congratulating him after his victory in the semifinal of the ‘World Wrestling Championships’. The video is 3 years old.
Watch the below old video, 1/2 FS - 65 kg: A. VALDES TOBIE (CUB) v. B. BAJRANG (IND)
Bajrang Punia’s coach Bentinidis had also posted this video from his instagram account
News verdict: False