Vinesh Phogat Indian wrestler Biography, Height, Weight, Age & Family
Vinesh Phogat born on 25 August 1994, Balali Haryana India. She is a Cousin Sister of famous wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, both are Commomwealth Games Medalist. Vinesh Phogat is a daughter of Mahavir Singh Phogat Younger brother Rajpal. Do check Vinesh Phogat Biography here.
Vinesh Phogat father and uncle had to deal with immense pressure and opposition from the community in their village in Haryana in order to pursue there Wrestling Career. Mahavir Singh Phogat is her Mentor.
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Vinesh Phogat Wrestling Career
Asian Wrestling Championships 2013
Vinesh Phogat won the bronze medal in the women’s freestyle 51 kg category, in a tournament in India.
Commonwealth Wrestling Championships 2013
Vinesh won the silver medal in the women’s freestyle 51 kg category, in a tournament held at Johannesburg, South Africa.
Commonwealth Games 2014
Vinesh represented India in the women’s freestyle 48 kg category at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, and won the gold medal.
Asian Games 2014
Vinesh won the bronze medal in the women’s freestyle 48 kg category, held at Incheon, South Korea.
Gold Coast CommonWealth Games 2018
Vinesh Phogat won the gold medal in women’s 50kg freestyle wrestling at 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
Asian Games 2018
Vinesh Phogat won the gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games and became first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Asian Games.
Lesser Known Fact About Vinesh Phogat
Vinesh Phogat neither drinks nor smoke.
A film Dangal was made by Aamir Khan, to showcase the life and struggle of Phogat Family.
Vinesh Phogat became the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at the Asiad, by winning Gold at Asian Games 2018.
Before becoming a professional wrestler, Vinesh Phogat had found interest in tennis and was looking to carve out a career in tennis before wrestling caught her attention.
Her first taste of success came when she contested in the 2013 Asian Championships held in New Delhi, where she won the Bronze Medal.
Aamir Khan Tweet on Vinesh Phogat Gold at Asian Games 2018
Records and Achievements of Vinesh Phogat
Gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games also known as Gold Coast under 50 kg Bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games known as Incheon under 48 kg Gold Medal at 2018 Jakarta under 50kg Bronze Medal at 2013 Asian Championship New Delhi under 51 kg Silver Medla at 2015 Asian Championship Doha under 48 Kg Bronze Medal at 2016 Asian Championship Bankok under 53 Kg Silver Medal at 2017 Asian Championship New Delhi under 55 Kg Silver Medal at 2018 Asian Championship Bishek under 50 Kg Silver Medal at 2013 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship Johannesburg under 51 Kg