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’s name is Mahavir Singh Phogat who is also a Dronacharya Award recipient, is also her coach. Geeta’s mother’s name is Shobha Kaur. She also has three sisters Babita Kumari (Westler), Sangita Phogat, Ritu Phogat. Her sister Babita Kumari and her cousin Vinesh Phogat are also Commonwealth Games gold medalists.
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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
- She was born and brought up in Balali village, Haryana.
- Geeta belongs to a Hindu family.
- Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- Geeta is a professional wrestler.
- She became famous after she won the first-ever gold medal in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games in 2010.
- Her father Mahavir Singh Phogat is also a former wrestler.
- Bollywood movie Dangal is also based on her family.
- In 2016, she was appointed as DSP in Haryana Police.
- On 20 November 2016, she married to wrestler Pawan Kumar.
- On December 24, 2019, she is blessed with a baby girl.
- In 2017, she participated in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (Season-8) as a contestant.
Geeta Phogat Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
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Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/geetaphogat/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/geeta_phogat