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Abirath EV

Vinesh Phogat: Unknown Facts About The Indian wrestler!

Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat comes from a prominent wrestling family. She is the first Indian woman to win wrestling gold at the Asian and Commonwealth Games.

She is also the only Indian woman wrestler to have won more than one medal at the World Wrestling Championships.

In 2019, she had the honour of being the first Indian athlete to be nominated for a Laureus World Sports Award.

In 2016, she was given the Arjuna Award, and in 2020, she will be given the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.

Rajpal Phogat, a wrestler, and Prem Lata Phogat gave birth to Vinesh. Her sister, Priyanka Phogat, won gold at the 2016 Asian wrestling championships.

In 2011, Vinesh met Somvir Rathee, a coworker at Indian Railways. Later, Vinesh and Somvir fell in love with each other, and they finally got married on December 13, 2018.

Vinesh was educated at KCM Senior Secondary School in Jhojhu Kalan, Haryana. Later, she started college at Maharshi Dayanand University in Rohtak, Haryana.

Her uncle Mahavir Singh Phogat taught Vinesh how to wrestle when she was very young. Most of Vinesh's money comes from wrestling tournaments and sponsorships.

The wrestler is also a spokesperson for well-known brands like Nike and Muscleblaze. Vinesh's estimated net worth as of December 2022 is $5 million.