Babita Kumari Phogat Lock Upp Contestant, Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Medals, Biography & More

Babita Kumari Phogat born November 20, 1989 is an Indian female freestyle wrestler, television personality, and politician. Her father is a wrestler and wanted his daughters to be wrestlers as well, so he began training Babita and her older sister Geeta at a young age. Babita attended the National Sports Academy in Patiala after obtaining rural instruction. She rose to prominence after winning a silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. She is regarded as one of India’s most accomplished female wrestlers. In the 2014 Commonwealth Games, she won gold. In this article we will cover Babit Kumari Lock Upp contestants, wiki, biography, age, husband, family, sisters, news and more. So, keep updated with Trendy Kendy for more celebrities’ Wikipedia, and biographies.

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Babita Kumari Phogat Wiki/ Biography

Full Name Babita Kumari Phogat
Profession Freestyle Wrestler, Politician, Haryana Police

Physical Stats & More

Height in centimeters- 162 cm
in meters- 1.62 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3½”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 55 kg
in pounds– 121 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Wrestling Career

International Debut Delhi Commonwealth Games (2010)
Coach/Mentor Mahavir Singh Phogat ( Father)
Category 55 kg
Awards Arjuna Award (2015)

Personal Life

Date of Birth 20 November 1989
Age (as in 2019) 30 Years
Birthplace Bhiwani, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Balali, Haryana, India
College/University MDU, Rohtak, Haryana
Religion Hinduism
Caste Hindu Jat
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Listening to Music, Travelling, Cooking

Relationships & More

Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 1 December 2019
Marriage Place Balali, Haryana
Affairs/Boyfriends Vivek Suhag (wrestler)

Family

Husband/Spouse Vivek Suhag
Parents Father– Mahavir Singh Phogat
Mother– Shobha Kaur
Siblings
  • Brother– Dushyant Phogat
  • Sisters: Geeta Phogat, Sangita Phogat, Ritu Phogat (All three are wrestlers)

Favourite Things

Food Churma
Actor Dharmendra, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan
Cricketer Virat Kohli

Babita Kumari Phogat Career

Babita wrestling career was started in 2009 after winning gold at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in the women’s freestyle 51 kg category. After completing many comptetion. She qualified for the Commonwealth game where she win a silver medal in 2010 at Delhi, Babita Phogat became India’s second female wrestler to earn a medal at the 2012 World Championships (her sister Geeta Phogat was the first). They were both awarded bronze medals.

She went on to win a gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. She then qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, becoming the country’s fourth female wrestler to do so. She was, however, defeated in the first round. Phogat won a Silver medal in at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in women’s 55kg freestyle wrestling, following a bad result at the Rio Olympics.

Babita and her partner, Vivek Suhag, competed in the dancing reality show “Nach Baliye 9” in 2019.

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Babita Kumari Phogat Medals

  • In the 51 kg division, she won gold in the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Jalandhar in 2009.
  • In the 51 kg division of women’s freestyle wrestling at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, she won silver.
  • In the 48 kg category, she won gold in the 2011 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Melbourne.
  • In the 51 kg category, she won bronze in the 2012 Strathcona County World Wrestling Championships.
  • In the 55 kg division, she won bronze in the 2013 Delhi Asian Wrestling Championship.
  • In the 55 kg division, she won gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
  • In the 55 kg division, she won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

Babita Kumari Phogat Controversies

Babita Phogat was dismissed from the Lucknow National Camp in May 2018 together with her sisters Geeta, Ritu, and Sangeeta due to their inexplicable absence. “The wrestlers selected for the National camp are expected to physically report to the camp within three days,” WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh said in an interview..

Babita Kumari Phogat Politics Career

In August 2019, she joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, claiming to be heavily influenced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the Haryana assembly elections in October 2019, she was defeated by Sombir from Dadri (Haryana Vidhan Sabha constituency).

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Babita Kumari Phogat Lock Upp Contestant

Kangana Ranaut’s upcoming captive reality show Lock Upp revealed the 4th contestant. Babita Kumari Phogat will going to be a part of ALT Balji show Lock Upp starting from 27th February 2022.

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Babita Kumari Phogat Interesting Facts

  • Babita is regarded as one of India’s most successful female wrestlers.
  • She was one of India’s best wrestlers in the 53-55kg weight class, and she excelled on the world stage.
  • Babita was born to Mahavir Singh Phogat, a well-known Indian wrestler (amateur wrestler & senior Olympics Coach).
  • Babita siaters Geeta Phogat and cousin Vinesh Phogat, has play the major role to changing the traditional thinking about females in Haryana, a state known for girl feticide and honour killings.
  • The Phogat Sisters claimed in an interview that their father had told them not to wear makeup so they could focus only on their training.
  • Following her silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in 2010, the Haryana government granted her the position of Sub Inspector (SI) in the Haryana Police in 2013.
  • Babita’s accomplishments have been lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on numerous occasions.
  • She is highly concerned about her physical appearance and follows to a tight gym routine.
  • Babita Kumari Phogat received the Arjuna Award in 2015 for her achievements in sports.
  • On her social media platforms, she is frequently seen campaigning for the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD).
  • Babita petitioned the Punjab and Haryana High Court in 2019 to be promoted to deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in the Haryana Police Department under the sports quota.
  • Babita won silver in the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast in 2018, following a disappointing result at the Rio Olympics.
  • Dangal (2016), a Bollywood film based on her father’s life and her sister Geeta’s journey to stardom, became a hit soon after its release on December 23, 2016. In India, the Phogath Sisters became well-known as a result of the film. Sanya Malhotra played Babita, and Suhani Bhatnagar played her younger self in the film.
  • Babita and her partner Vivek Suhag competed in the dancing reality show “Nach Baliye 9” in 2019.
  • Babita had a hand operation before the Commonwealth Games trials. bShe was discharged from the hospital before the 4 days but she was succedd to got a silver medal in tournament.

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