|Athlete Name||Vinesh Phogat|
|Date of Birth||25-08-1994|
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.
🥉Bronze medal in 53kg at Nur-Sultan 2019
🥇Gold medal in 50kg at Jakarta 2018
🥉Bronze medal in 48kg at Incheon 2014
🥇Gold medal in 48kg at Glasgow 2014
🥇Gold medal in 50kg at Gold coast
🥈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
- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2020.
- Arjuna Award in 2016.