Yogeshwar Dutt: From Olympic bronze medal to fatherhood

Nov 02, 2018, 12:55 IST
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    Born on November 2, 1982, Yogeshwar Dutt is an Indian freestyle wrestler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he won the bronze medal in the 60 kg category. He was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2013. He won a gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt posted this picture with his son, on the occasion of Durgashtami, he wrote, "Best wishes to all on Durgashtami. Mother Durga fulfill all the wishes. Jai Mata Di"

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    Yogeshwar Dutt had lost his father on August 3, 2006, just nine days before he boarded the flight to Doha for the Asian Games. He also sustained a knee injury, but despite all the emotional and physical trauma he managed to win the bronze in the 60 kilogram category at the 15th Asian Games in Doha.

    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt posted this adorable picture with his son, from the Olympic village.

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    Yogeshwar Dutt married Sheetal Sharma on January 16, 2017. The couple have a son together.

    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt is truling a doting dad! He shared this picture of himself spending quality time with his son.

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    In the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Yogeshwar Dutt won the gold medal in the men's 65 kg freestyle category by beating Canada's Jevon Balfour 10–0 in the finals.

    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt shared this picture of himself and his son, out on a drive. Yogeshwar Dutt wrote, "Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice.."

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    Yogeshwar Dutt has also won the gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games. Yogeshwar Dutt defeated Zalimkhan Yusupov of Tajikistan in the final at the Asian games 2014.

    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt seen spending some father-son time with his child

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    Yogeshwar Dutt was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna by the Government of India

    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt posted this throwback picture of himself with his father and mother on Father's Day. Yogeshwar Dutt wrote, "If you want to see the nature of God, just look at your parents, you will see God in them #Happyfathersday"

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    Spot Yogeshwar Dutt in this picture! The wrestler posted this picture of himself, from the year 1999 and captioned, "throwback 1999"

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    These days, Yogeshwar Dutt is a mentor for Asian Games 2018 gold-medallist Bajrang Punia. Here in this picture, Yogeshwar Dutt is spotted with Bajrang Punia and his mother.

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    Yogeshwar Dutt posted this picture when Dutt and his friends went to recieve Bajrang Punia at the airport. Banjrang Punia arrived after winning a gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games.

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    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt with Bajrang Punia and a few friends enjoying at a lunch outing

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    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt enjoying dinner with Bajrang Punia and his family

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    Back in the day, Yogeshwar Dutt's perfectly defined six-pack abs were national sensation. Yogeshwar Dutt posted this picture, captioned, "#throwback"

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    With hard work, comes rewards! Yogeshwar Dutt seen in this picture training hard and flexing his muscles while pulling a rope

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    Yogeshwar Dutt does not like training in high-tech gyms. The son of the soil believes in working out in the mud. Yogeshwar Dutt posted this picture after hard day's work 

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    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt training along-with his prodigy Bajrang Punia

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    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt loves to play a game of ball with his friends on a rainy day

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    Yogeshwar Dutt posted this picture, when he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He wrote, "Happy Birthday to Mr. Prime Minister @narendramodi ji. Your energetic personality, hard work, thinking and leadership is an inspiration for all of us. God bless you with a healthy life and longevity and thus keep you energized"

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    In pic: Yogeshwar Dutt is a man of many talents! Here he is spotted riding a horse

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    Yogeshwar Dutt is also a member of the police force. He posted this picture when he was inducted in the police, captioned, "#throwback #feelingproud #jaihind"

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    Two champs in one pic! Yogeshwar Dutt posted this picture when he met former Indian World Cup winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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    Yogeshwar Dutt loves going on drives in his luxury SUV. He posted this picture after one such outing

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About The Gallery

Yogeshwar Dutt made India proud in the wrestling arena by bagging a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games and a gold medal in the 2014 Commonwealth games. As he turns 36 today, we take a look at Yogeshwar Dutt's life off the wrestling mat(All pictures courtesy/ Yogeshwar Dutt Instagram)  

 

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