Freestyle wrestler Geeta Phogat has been blessed with a baby boy on Christmas eve. Geeta and her husband Pawan shared the news with the world via social media. Wishes are pouring in for the new parents from fans, friends, and well-wishers. Geeta and Pawan got married in November 2016. Phogat is the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in wrestling at an international event.

“HELLO BOY !! WELCOME TO THE WORLD. He is here we are so much in love please give him your love and blessings he made our life perfect now. Nothing can be described as the feelings of watching your own baby be born” – Geeta Phogat

Some Takeaways:

  • Geeta Phogat shared a family photograph, introducing her baby boy to the world, with an Instagram post.
  • Phogat is the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in wrestling at an international event.
  • She married wrestler Pawan Kumar in November 2016
  • Wishes have been pouring in on social media for the new parents and the baby.

Blessed with Baby Boy

Geeta Phogat, who won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship in 2017 and was the highest-paid contestant on Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 same year, shared a picture of the baby boy along with his parents from her Instagram handle.  Geeta captioned the picture, “HELLO BOY !! WELCOME TO THE WORLD. He is here we are so much in love please give him your love and blessings he made our life perfect now. Nothing can be described as the feelings of watching your own baby be born (sic)”

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HELLO BOY !! WELCOME TO THE WORLD 🥰🤗 He is here 🤗 we are so much in love ❤️ 👶🏻 please give him your love and blessings 🙏😇 he made our life perfect now 🙏👪 Nothing can be described the feelings of watching your own baby be born 😍 Date – 24-12-2019

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“Congratulations Geetaaaaaa my friend… I can’t express how happy I am.. God bless the little one.. hope u are ok.. take good care of yourself.. congratulations to you and Pawan #DhakadMommyKaDhakadBeta.” – Actor Hina Khan

Geeta and her sister Babita Phogat are famous for their spectacular record in the wrestling arena. The film Dangal, starring Amir Khan is based on their struggles, and that of their father to coach his daughters as wrestlers in the patriarchal society of Haryana.

Many people congratulated her. One of the first people to congratulate her as per Times of India was Hina Khan, her co-contestant on Khatron Ke Khiladi. She commented on her post “Congratulations Geetaaaaaa my friend… I can’t express how happy I am.. God bless the little one.. hope u are ok.. take good care of yourself.. congratulations to you and Pawan #DhakadMommyKaDhakadBeta.”  Among other celebrities who also congratulated Phogat are Sania Nehwal, Bajrang Punia, Ritu Phogat, Karanvir Bohra, Kran Wahi and Diljott. Thousands of her fans also congratulated her through social media.

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Later, Geeta’s Husband, Pawan, who is also a wrestler, reposted the picture from his Instagram handle.

Her Pregnancy

Geeta shared the news of her pregnancy in September. The first female wrestler to have qualified for the Olympic Summer Game shared this news through her Twitter handle. She captioned the picture  “A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time, and a playful kick reminds that little one is never alone. You never understand life until it grows inside of you.”

Image Credit: Geeta Phogat/Twitter
Mansi is an Intern at ShethePeople.TV.
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