Ritu Phogat, age 22 (2 May 1994) another rising young Versatile wrestler from Phogat Family. Phogat family came to limelight after Aamir Khan’s ‘Dangal’ released in December 2016, which focused on lives of Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters Geetha and Babita. Like her sisters, she too followed the same way. In 2016 another Gold medal dropped to Phogat family account in the name of Ritu Phogat.
Gold – 1
Personal Life & Family
Ritu Phogat was born on 2 May 1994 she emerged from Balali district Haryana, India. She is an Indian Freestyle wrestler competes for 48 category, like her cousin sister Vinesh Phogat. she was 3rd Daughter for Mahavir Singh Phogat Followed by Geetha and Babita Phogat, to focus on her wrestling career she dropped her education after grade Ten
Ritu Phogat with Father and Family
Phogat Sisters with his Brother
Real Dangal Sisters with Mahavir Singh Phogat
Height – 5.1′ (156cm)
Weight – 45 kgs (99lb)
Ritu Phogat Workout
Ritu Practicing with Male Wrestler
Career & Achievements
On 23 October 2016 senior National Wrestling championship in Gonda, 48 kgs category Ritu won gold medal second time in row by defeating Priyanka Singh in final while her opponent Nirmala Singh stood in 3rd place
Ritu Phogat Gold Medal in NWC
Ritu had lost to Nirmala in the semi-finals in her first two nationals, But in her third nationals in 2016, however, Ritu managed to clinch the gold after beating Nirmala 4-4 on the basis of most takedowns.
She is also part of Pro Wrestling League representing Mumbai Team in First Edition.
In the 2015 edition, however, Ritu contributed four points to her team’s 67-point win against the Haryana Hammers.
Ritu Phogat in the Action at Pro Wrestling League
Other Medals Records
World Juniors Championship – Silver
Junior Asian Championships – Gold