Ritu Phogat: A look at her personal album with her sisters and parents

Updated: May 03, 2020, 08:18 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Ritu Phogat, born May 2, 1994, in Haryana India, is an Indian female professional wrestler.

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    Ritu Phogat posted this photo with her sisters and wrote: To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.

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    Ritu Phogat is part of the famed and reputed Phogat sisters - six sisters who are all female wrestlers.

    In picture: Ritu Phogat along with her sisters for Babita's mehendi ceremony

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    Ritu Phogat is the third daughter of Mahavir Phogat. Her sisters are Geeta, Babita and Sangita.

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    Ritu Phogat's cousins Vinesh Phogat and Priyanka are also professional wrestlers who have represented the country.

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    The Phogat sisters' success sent waves across the media in the country following their fight with gender inequality and child marriage in order to pursue their respective careers.

    In picture: Ritu, Geeta and Sangita at Babita's wedding reception.

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    In picture: Ritu Phogat with her sister Geeta Phogat's husband Pawan Kumar during her sister's mehendi ceremony

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    It was at age 8 that Ritu Phogat began training under her father Mahavir Singh Phogat.

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    While in Standard X, Ritu Phogat decided to drop out of school in order to specifically focus on wrestling and pursue it.

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    Ritu Phogat with her parents. She captioned it, "Epitome of selfless love is on my right and left."

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    Sharing this photo with her parents, Ritu Phogat had a lovely caption that said, "Nobody on earth can ever love you more than your parents. I believe in me coz they believed in me first. 2019 starts with a bang. Have a good Year everyone"

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    Ritu Phogat, besides wrestling, is also a mixed martial artist.

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    Ritu Phogat won a gold medal at the 2016  Commonwealth Wrestling Championship.

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    In 2016 at the Pro Wrestling League auction, Ritu Phogat became the most expensive female wrestler as she was purchased by Jaipur Ninja's for Rs 36 lakh.

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    At the 2017 Asian Championships in New Delhi, Ritu Phogat earned a bronze medal. In the same year, Ritu Phogat won India's first-ever silver medal at the World U-23 Wrestling Championships.

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    In November 2019, Ritu Phogat made her martial arts debut at ONE Championship: Age Of Dragons. She aims to be a world champion one day.

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About The Gallery

Ritu Phogat, India's female professional wrestler, turned 26 on May 2, 2020. Part of the famous Phogat sisters, we take a look at her professional journey so far as well as some photos from her album on Instagram. Pictures/ Ritu Phogat Instagram