Geeta Phogat Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Geeta Phogat (Geeta Kumari Phogat)

Last Updated: 14 Dec, 2023 | Views: 511

Age: 35

Profession: Sports Women

Other Profession(s): Athlete, Freestyle Wrestler

Famous For: India's First Ever Gold Medal In Wrestling At The Commonwealth Games In 2010.

Geeta Phogat Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
15 Dec, 1988 (35 Years 05 Months 6 Days)

Birth Country
India

Birth State/Province
Haryana

Birth District
Charkhi Dadri

Birth Place
Balali

Birth Sign
Sagittarius

Religion
Hinduism

Nationalities
Indian

Geeta Phogat Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (profile/biography)

Geeta Phogat is a notorious freestyle wrestler in India. She got limelight when she won her first Gold Medal in Commonwealth for India. Geeta Phogat belongs to the Jatt family, and she started his training under the coach Mahavir Singh Phogat (father of Geeta Phogat), who is a Dhronacharya recipient. Geeta's younger sister Babita Kumari was also a commonwealth Gold Medallist, and she married notorious Wrestler Pawan Kumar.

Career

In 2010: Geeta Phogat won her first Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games, defeating Emily Bensted from Australia.

In 2012: She participated in World Wrestling Championship and won a Bronze Medal.

In 2013: Geeta won the Silver Medal in the women's freestyle 59 kg category at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship.

In 2015: She won the Bronze Medal in Asian Wrestling Championship in Doha.

In 2017: She appeared as a contestant in Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8, eliminated in 9th position.

Awards and Achievement

In 2011: She received the Gold Medal in the women's freestyle 55kg category at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship.

In 2012: Geeta Phogat got Arjuna Award in the category of Wrestling.

Unknown facts

In 2018:  Geeta Phogat appeared in many TV shows such as Nach Baliye, Big Boss, etc

In 2018: Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) banned Phogat Sisters from attending the Asian Games, held in Jakarta.

 

Geeta Phogat Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 152 cm
In Meters 1.52 m
In feet Inches 5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 62 Kg
In Pounds 137 lbs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Black

Geeta Phogat Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Mahavir Singh Phogat

Mother's Name
Daya Kaur

Spouse
Pawan Kumar

Brother(s)
Dushyant Phogat

Sister(s)
Babita Kumari, Ritu Phogat, Sangita Phogat

Son(s)
Arjun

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