She is an Indian female wrestler. Vinesh Phogat net worth 2021 reached in millions she has earned by wrestling in the last few years. She becomes the first Indian athlete to be nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards in 2019. An annual award ceremony in order to motivate the sports personality or team for better performance.
She was born in Balali on 25th August 1994. It is a village in Charki Dadri district in the state of Haryana. Her father is Rajpal Singh Phogat, & her mother’s name is Prem lata Phogat. She has also a brother named Harvinder Singh Phogat.
She is the younger sister of Babita Phogat. Including her, she has six sisters. According to their date of birth, the name of all sisters is Geeta, Babita, Priyanka, Ritu, Vinesh, & Sangita. Rajpal Phogat the brother of Mahabir Singh Phogat. After his brother passed away, they were brought up by Mahabir Singh Phogat. Gita, Babita, Ritu & Sangita are daughters of Mahavir Singh Phogat.
|Bhiwani district, Haryana, India.
|Date of Birth
|25th August 1994
|Source of Income
|Professional wrestler. & Brand Endorsement.
|29 years. (As of 2024).
|Sister- Geeta, Babita, Ritu and Sangita
|5 feet 3 inches /159 Cm
|56 Kg / 123 Lbs.
|Married to Somvir Rathee on 13th December 2018.
|Mahavir Singh Phogat
|2016 Rio Olympics
|Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna- Highest sports honour in India, winner in 2020.
Arjuna Award, winner in 2016.
Padma Shri, nominee in 2018 by the Sports Authority of India.
|$ 672 (Rs 50,000) monthly from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
|$ 5 million (Rs 41.58 Cr).
In the 2013 Asian Wrestling Championship which was organised in New Delhi, she won the bronze medal in the women’s freestyle 52 kg Category.
The same year in the Commonwealth Championships which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, she won the silver medal in the 51 Kg Category.
Next year in 2014 she represented India in the 48 Kg Category at the 2014 Commonwealth Games which was organised in Glasgow & she won the Gold medal at the event.
In Incheon, South Korea at the 2014 Asian Games she won the Bronze medal in the women’s freestyle 48 Kg category.
In Doha 2015 Asian Championships she won the silver medal after losing in the final to Yuki Irie of Japan.
At the 2018 Gold coast Commonwealth Games, she won the gold medal in the 50 Kg Category. The same year in the Asian Games she won the Gold medal & become the first Indian Women wrestler to win gold in the Asian Games.
2019 Asian Wrestling Championships she won the bronze medal won against the Qianyu Pang of China. In January month of 2020, she won the gold in Rome Ranking Series.
On the 13th December 2018, she married her boyfriend wrestler Somvir Rathee of Jind district of Haryana. Her husband has also been won the gold medal two times in the National Championships.
Social Media Portfolio
She has 367.5k followers on Twitter and on Instagram, She has 291k followers as of January 2024.
She is the first Indian women wrestler who has won a gold medal at the Asian Games.
She is also the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in both Commonwealth games.
She is the two times Commonwealth Games gold medalist & has won the highest honour in 2014 & 2018.
She won the Arjuna Award in 2016 & Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards in 2020.
She is the second women wrestler after Sakshi Malik & fifth overall to receive the Khel Ratna.
She has already been qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics after won her world championships medal in the 53 kg Category. She finished in the top six at the 2019 Wrestling Championships which is enough for the quality to the criteria as an Indian Women wrestler for the event.
Tokyo Olympic 2020 Update
According to NDTV & Indiatimes.com, the leading media & news channel of India The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) temporarily suspended star wrestler Vinesh Phogat for indiscipline during her Tokyo Olympics campaign. They have also issued a notice to her on behalf of three counts and she has time until 16th August 2021 to reply to the notice. Vinesh, who has eliminated from a competition of the Olympics after losing to Belarusian freestyle wrestler Vanesa Kaladzinskaya, not stayed at the Olympics village & refused to wear a wrestling singlet with the team sponsor’s logo and competed in a singlet with a personal sponsor Nike’s logo.
Before the start of her Olympics campaign, Vinesh had revealed her displeasure not being allowed a physiotherapist to accompany her and other athletes to the Games. Through her Twitter handle. Last month.
She was travelled to Tokyo from Hungary, also was allotted a room near the rooms of her India teammates Sonam Malik, Anshu Malik and Seema Bisla, according to some media channels.
But all we are as her fan should pray to God that everything should pleasantly come to an end & she would be the reason once again to enjoy us with her athletic spirit.
Asian Games Records
Commonwealth Games Record
Asian Wrestling Championship
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To whom was Vinesh Phogat Married?
Is vinesh phogat related to Geeta Phogat?
Cousin of wrestlers Geeta Phogat.
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Who is the phogat caste?
Mulla Jat clan.
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Vinesh Phogat weight.
56 Kg / 123 Lbs.
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