Babita Kumari Phogat is an Indian female freestyle wrestler, television personality and politician. She came into the spotlight after she won a Silver medal at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. She is one of the most accomplished female wrestlers in the history of India.
Babita Phogat Wiki Bio Quick Facts :
|Date of Birth / Age :||20 November 1989 / 31 Years (as in 2020)|
|Nick Name :||Babita|
|Full Name :||Babita Kumari Phogat|
|Birthplace / Home Town :||Bhiwani, Haryana, India / Balali, Haryana, India|
|Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign :||Scorpio|
|Religion / Caste :||Hinduism / Jat|
Height, Weight and Physical Stats :
|Height :||162 Cm|
|Weight :||55 Kg|
|Body Measurement :||32-25-33|
|Eye Color :||Black|
|Hair Color :||Black|
Family and Relatives :
|Father :||Mahavir Singh Phogat|
|Mother :||Shobha Kaur|
|Brother(s) :||Dushyant Phogat|
|Sister(s) :||Geeta Phogat, Sangita Phogat, Ritu Phogat|
|Marital Status :||Married (01 Dec 2019)|
|Spouse / Husband :||Vivek Suhag|
|Affairs :||Vivek Suhag|
Education and Career :
|College / Universities :||MDU, Rohtak|
|Profession :||Wrestler, Politician|
|Political Party :||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – 12 Aug 2019|
|Mentor / Coach :||Mahavir Singh Phogat|
|Net Income / Salary :|
Contact and Social Media Profile :
|Email / Contact :||N/A|
|Address :||Haryana, India|
Babita Phogat Favorites :
|Hobbies :|| Listening Music, Traveling, Cooking
|Favorite Food :||Non Vegetarian / Churma|
|Favorite Actor :||Aamir Khan, Dharmendra, Shahrukh Khan|
|Favorite Singer / Musician :||Virat Kohli|
Awards and Medals :
|2009||Gold at Jalandhar Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in 51 kg category.|
|2010||Silver at Delhi Commonwealth Games in women’s freestyle wrestling in 51 kg category.|
|2011||Gold at Melbourne Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in 48 kg category.|
|2012||Bronze at Strathcona County World Wrestling Championships in 51 kg category.|
|2013||Bronze at Delhi Asian Wrestling Championship in 55 kg category.|
|2014||Gold at Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 55 kg category.|
|2015||Arjuna Award for Wrestling|
|2018||Gold at Goldcoast Commonwealth Games in 55 kg category|
|In May 2018, Babita Phogat, along with her sisters Geeta Phogat, Ritu Phogat and Sangeeta, was expelled from the Lucknow’s National Camp because of their unexplained absence from the camp.|
Some Known Facts About Babita Phogat :
- Does Babita Phogat smoke? : Not Known
- Does Babita Phogat drink alcohol? : Not Known
- Her father Mahavir Singh Phogat wanted her daughters to be wrestlers and started training her, along with her elder sister Geeta Phogat, from a very young age.
- She often visited Akharas in her neighbouring villages along with her father and sister and mostly had to wrestle with boys, as making a career in wrestling is still considered a taboo for women in India.
- After receiving the village training, She attended the National Sports Academy in Patiala.
- In 2019, she participated in Nach Baliye 9 along with her fiance Vivek Suhag.
- She joined politics later and contested Haryana assembly election on BJP ticket in 2019 but lost to BJP rebel Sombir from Dadri.
- She is also very active on social media, interacts with fans, shares picture and memories.
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