Wrestling

Player Bio: Vinesh Phogat

 

Athlete Name Vinesh Phogat
Residence  Bhiwani, Haryana
Date of Birth  25-08-1994
Sport  Wrestling
Introduction

Vinesh Phogat is a freestyle wrestler who comes from a successful family of wrestlers, with her cousins Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari being an Olympian and World Championship medalists as well. She is the only Indian women wrestler to win a gold in Asian Games and also the only Indian wrestler to win two golds in Commonwealth Games. Vinesh is also one of the five Indian women wrestlers to win a World Championship medal. She made her Olympic debut at Rio where she lost in the quarterfinals owing to a knee injury. Vinesh has sealed her place for Tokyo Olympics where she is seen as a bright medal prospect for India.

Achievements
World Championships

🥉Bronze medal in 53kg at Nur-Sultan 2019

Asian Games

🥇Gold medal in 50kg at Jakarta 2018

🥉Bronze medal in 48kg at Incheon 2014

Commonwealth Games

🥇Gold medal in 48kg at Glasgow 2014

🥇Gold medal in 50kg at Gold coast

Asian Championship

🥈Silver medal in 48kg at Doha 2015

🥈Silver medal in 55kg at Delhi 2017

🥈Silver medal in 50kg at Bishkek 2018

🥉Bronze medal in 53kg at Delhi 2013

🥉Bronze medal in 51kg at Bangkok 2016

🥉Bronze medal in 53kg at Xi’an 2019

🥉Bronze medal in 53kg at Delhi 2020

Awards and Recognition
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