Geeta Phogat is a freestyle wrestler. She was born on 15 December 1988 in Bhiwani, Haryana, India. She is a freestyle wrestler who won India’s first ever gold medal in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games in 2010.
She is also the first Indian female wrestler to have qualified for the Olympic Summer Games. Her father name is Mahavir Singh Phogat who is also a Dronacharya Award recipient, is also her coach.
Her sister Babita Kumari and her cousin Vinesh Phogat are also Commonwealth Games gold medalists. Let’s know more about her –
Geeta Phogat Biography, Husband, Coach, Family, Height, Age, and Weight
|Real Name||Geeta Phogat|
|Date of Birth||15-Dec-88|
|Birth Place||Balali Village, Haryana, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Balali Village, Haryana, India|
|College||MDU, Rohtak, Haryana|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Debut||Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in Jalandhar, Punjab (2009)|
|Father||Mahavir Singh Phogat|
|Sister||Babita Kumari, Sangita Phogat, Ritu Phogat|
|Children||Daughter – Samaira Shroff|
|Category||55 Kg Freestyle|
|Coach||Mahavir Singh Phogat|
|Records||Won a Gold medal in the 55 kg Freestyle category at the 2010 Commonwealth games. First Indian woman wrestler to have qualified for the Olympics|
- Geeta was born to Mahavir Singh Phogat a renowned Indian wrestler.
- Mahavir Singh left his job just to concentrate on training her and Babita for the Commonwealth Games.
- In 2010 Commonwealth Games, she became the first Indian women wrestler to win a gold medal, in the 55 Kg freestyle wrestling.
- Bollywood’s super hit movie Dangal is based on her and her family’s life.
- In October 2016, she was appointed as a Deputy Superintendent of Police in Haryana.
- She also participated in Fear Factor (Khatro Ke Khiladi) season 8.
Geeta Phogat Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/phogatgeet
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/geetaphogat/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/geeta_phogat