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Mahavir Singh Phogat Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Shobha Kaur
Caste: Jat
Hometown: Dadri, Bhiwani, Haryana

Mahavir Singh Phogat

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Bio
Profession(s)Former Indian Wrestler, Politician
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 90 kg
in Pounds- 199 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 38 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Politics
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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Personal Life
Date of BirthNot Known
AgeNot Known
BirthplaceBalali village, Dadri, Bhiwani, Haryana
Zodiac signVirgo
NationalityIndian
HometownBalali village, Dadri, Bhiwani, Haryana
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Late Rajpal Singh Phogat
Sister- Not Known
ReligionHinduism
CasteJat
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodMilk and butter
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
WifeShobha Kaur
Mahavir Singh Phogat with his family
ChildrenDaughter(s)- Geeta Phogat, Babita Kumari, Ritu and Sangita
Son- Modu

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Mahavir Singh Phogat

  • Does Mahavir Singh Phogat smoke?: No
  • Does Mahavir Singh Phogat drink alcohol?: No
  • Phogat is the former Amateur wrestler and senior Olympics coach of India’s national wrestling team.
  • He left his job just to concentrate in training his daughters for the Commonwealth Games, and his hard work paid off when his daughter Geeta won a gold medal and Babita won a silver in the 2010 Commonwealth Games at Delhi.
  • In 2012, they also won a bronze each in the World Championships. And the same year, Geeta became the 1st Indian female wrestler to participate in the Olympics.
  • He was a taskmaster as if his daughters were not on the ground at 4 AM sharp,  he gave them severe punishments.
  • He took them to muddy arena, local wrestling matches and even built a gymnasium with high-tech gym equipment for their training.
  • Due to his contribution to Indian wrestling, he was honoured with The Dronacharya Award by Wrestling Federation of India.
  • His wife, Shobha Kaur has been the Sarpanch of their village thrice.
  • Based on his life, a biopic film Dangal was made by Aamir Khan in 2016 to showcase his path to success.

    Mahavir Singh Phogat with Aamir Khan

    Mahavir Singh Phogat with Aamir Khan

  • On 12 August 2019, Mahavir and his daughter Babita joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

    Babita Phogat and Mahavir Phogat Joining BJP

    Babita Phogat and Mahavir Phogat Joining BJP

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