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Who is Vinesh Phogat?
Vinesh Phogat is an Indian wrestler who was born on August 25, 1994. She became the first female wrestler from India to win gold at the Asian and Commonwealth Games. Only she has won numerous medals at the World Wrestling Championships among Indian women wrestlers. In 2019, Phogat became the first sportsperson from India to be nominated for a Laureus World Sports Award.
Phogat comes from a successful wrestling family; all of her cousins have won medals at the Commonwealth Games and compete internationally.
|Full Name||Vinesh Phogat|
|DOB||August 25, 1994|
|Age||29(As of 2023)|
|Birth Place||Charkhi Dadri, Haryana, India|
What is Vinesh Phogat‘s caste? Her caste is General.
What is Vinesh Phogat‘s age? Her current age is 29 years (As of 2023).
|School||KCM Sr. Sec School Jhojnu Kalan, Haryana|
|Alma Mater||Maharshi Dayanand University (MDU)|
|Highest Qualification||Master’s degree|
Vinesh won her first world championship medal (Bronze) at the 2019 event. In the 50 kg division, she won gold in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. In the 53 kg final of the Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series in Rome, the 26-year-old Canadian defeated Diana Mary Helen Weicker 4-0.
Vinesh won the bronze medal in the women’s freestyle 52 kg division at the 2013 Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi, India, defeating Tho-Kaew Sriprapa of Thailand 3:0 in the bronze-medal match. Vinesh lost to Odunayo Adekuoroye of Nigeria in the final round of a prestigious competition held in Johannesburg, South Africa. She came in second place and took home the silver medal in the women’s freestyle 51 kg division.
Vinesh won the gold medal while competing for India in the women’s freestyle 48 kg division at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. In the women’s freestyle 48 kg division at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Vinesh took home the bronze medal.
Phogat finished second in her division at the 2015 Asian Championships in Doha after losing to Yuki Irie of Japan in the final. She qualified for the Olympics by defeating Polish wrestler Iwona Matkowska in the final round of the qualifying competition for the 2016 Rio Olympics held in Istanbul. At the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Vinesh Phogat won the gold medal in women’s 50 kg freestyle wrestling.
Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Asian Games when she took home the gold medal at the 2018 competition. By defeating China’s Qianyu Pang, who had previously won the bronze medal at the World Championships, Vinesh captured the medal at the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championships. In the 2019 Yasar Dogu International, Phogat defeated Russian Ekaterina Poleshchuk to win the gold medal. Vinesh Phogat won the Poland Open wrestling competition in Warsaw, earning her third consecutive gold in the women’s 53 kg division.
After pinning Maria Prevolaraki in the bronze medal match, Vinesh Phogat earned her first medal at a World Championship in the women’s 53 kg division. Due to her top-six result, she became the first Indian wrestler to earn a spot in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
At the 2021 Poland Open, Vinesh Phogat won the gold medal in the women’s 53 kg competition. At the Birmingham, England-hosted 2022 Commonwealth Games, she won the gold medal in the women’s 53 kg competition. At the 2022 World Wrestling Championships held in Belgrade, Serbia, she took home one of the bronze medals in the 53 kg division.
She also took up the 2022 BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year honour.
- Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna- Highest sports honour in India, winner in 2020 .
- Arjuna Award, winner in 2016.
- Padma Shri, nominee in 2018 by the Sports Authority of India.
Height & Weight
|Height||5 feet 3 inches (approx)|
|Weight||54 kg (approx)|
What is Vinesh Phogat’s height? She has an attractive physique and a lovely appearance. She also has a height of 5 feet 3 inches (approx) and a weight of 54 kg (approx).
What is Vinesh Phogat’s Net Worth? Her net worth is 5 cr. INR (approx) as of 2023.
Family, Marital Status, Husband
|Father / Mother||Rajpal Singh Phogat/Prem Lata Phogat|
On December 14, 2018, Vinesh Phogat wed Indian wrestler Somvir Rathee in Balali Village, Charkhi Dadri District, Haryana. Prior to their marriage, she had a romance with Somvir Rathee.
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Likes & Dislikes
|Favourite Actor||Salman Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Sara Ali Khan|
|Favourite Food||Punjabi Cuisine|
|Favourite Place||Jammu and Kashmir|
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