Biography / Wiki
Vinesh Phogat is an Indian wrestler who represents India internationally in the 48 kg/50 kg/53 kg weight category. She belongs to a successful family of wrestlers and wrestling was already a passion in his family and was nothing new for Vinesh as her cousins Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, being international wrestlers and Commonwealth Games medalists as well.
She is the First Indian Athlete to be nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards. She made India proud after winning Gold in both Commonwealth and Asian games and became the first Indian woman wrestler to do so. Currently, she hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 25 August 1994, Vinesh will turn 26 years old in the year 2020. She seems to be tall with a height of 160 in centimeters and 5’3” in feet and inches. She is a well-built lady with body measurements of 33 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 33 inches hips.
Being a Sports personality, she seems very fit and healthy and weighs 53 kg in kilograms and 117 lbs in pounds approximately. Her black eyes color and black hair make his personality even more rocking.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Vinesh Phogat is $ 5 Million approx.
Education / Family
Vinesh was born and raised up in Balali, Haryana, India, and belongs to a Hindu family. She is born to her father Rajpal Singh Phogat (Died) and her mother Prem Lata Phogat. She has a brother named Harvinder Phogat and a sister Priyanka Phogat (Wrestler).
She also has three cousin sisters, Babita Kumari (Westler), Ritu Phogat (Wrestler), and Geeta Phogat (Wrestler). She completed her schooling at K C M Sr Sec School Jhojhu Kalan, Haryana, and further enrolled at MDU, Rohtak, Haryana to complete her higher studies.
|Birth Place||Balali, Haryana, India|
|Date Of Birth||25 August 1994|
|Age||26 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 160 cm
In feet inches – 5’3”
|Weight||In kilograms – 53 kg
In pounds – 117 lbs
|School||K C M Sr Sec School Jhojhu Kalan, Haryana|
|College||MDU, Rohtak, Haryana|
|Home Town||Balali, Haryana, India|
|Fathers Name||Rajpal Singh Phogat (Died)|
|Mothers Name||Prem Lata Phogat
|Sister||Priyanka Phogat (Wrestler), Babita Kumari (Westler, Cousin), Ritu Phogat (Wrestler, Cousin), Geeta Phogat (Wrestler, Cousin)
Career / Fashion And Style
As per her career, she won the bronze medal at the 2013 Asian Wrestling Championships in the women’s freestyle 52 kg category. She finished second and won the silver medal at the 2013 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in the women’s freestyle 51 kg category.
After that, in the 2014 Commonwealth Games, she won a gold medal in the women’s freestyle 48 kg category. She won the bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games in the women’s freestyle 48 kg category. She won the silver medal at the 2015 Asian Championships in Doha.
She won the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in women’s 50 kg freestyle wrestling. She won the gold medal and became the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Asian Games.
In the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championships, she won the bronze medal. She won gold in the 2019 Yasar Dogu International. She won gold in Rome Ranking Series in 2020. She wins 53kg Gold at Poland Open 2021.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she tied the marriage knot with wrestler Somvir Rathee in 2018.
|Boyfriends||Somvir Rathee (Wrestler)|
|Husband||Somvir Rathee (Wrestler)
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Salman Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Preity Zinta, Katrina Kaif, Madhuri Dixit, Priyanka Chopra|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Films(s)||Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, Hera Pheri, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, ABCD2, Kal Ho Na Ho, Jodha Akbar|
|Favorite Musicians||Neha Kakkar|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite Color(s)||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Vinesh Phogat
- She is mentored by her coach Mahavir Singh Phogat.
- Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
- She is very fond of reading books.
- She neither drinks alcohol nor smokes.
- She was raised by her mother after her father expired quite early.
- At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, she won the gold medal.
- In 2016, a biopic film Dangal was made which was based on her and her family’s life.
- In 2019, she became the First Indian Athlete to be Nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards.
- Her cousins Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari are international wrestlers.