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Who Is Sangeeta Phogat? 8 Things To Know About The Wrestler

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Wrestler Sangeeta Phogat recently got hitched to world number one wrestler Bajrang Punia. The two got married on November 25 in Balali, Haryana. The ceremony was attended only by close friends and family. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a private affair with around 50 people.

Sangeeta Phogat and her sisters share an incredible journey. All six of them- Geeta Phogat, Babita Phogat, Priyanka Phogat, Ritu Phogat, Vinesh Phogat, and Sangeeta Phogat have achieved great success at the national and international level.

Also Read: Wrestling Couple Sangeeta Phogat And Bajrang Punia Tie The Knot

Know More About Sangeeta Phogat

  1. Sangeeta Phogat,22, is the youngest of the Phogat sisters. Her father and coach is Mahavir Singh Phogat who has trained Sangeeta for her wrestling ventures.
  2. She is an Indian wrestler and competes in the 59 kg freestyle category.
  3. Phogat is a star in making. Though unlike her sisters she hasn’t much in her kitty, Phogat displayed amazing sportsmanship during the Pro Wrestling League matches.
  4. Sangeeta has won a silver medal at the National Championships.
  5.  Furthermore, the Phogat sister Sangeeta suffered an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear last year and thus she is eyeing to make a comeback soon.
  6. Sangeeta is going to return to the wrestling field in the 62kg category.
  7. Sangeeta Phogat tied the knot with wrestler Bajrang Punia on November 25.
  8. In their wedding, the newly-weds took eight ‘pheras’. The eight ‘phera’ was dedicated to the girl child as they vowed for the ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’—a government campaign. Her sisters, Geeta and Babita, also took eight ‘pheras’ during their wedding and the same tradition was followed in Sangeeta’s wedding.

 

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