|Physical Stats & More|
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 125 kg
in pounds- 275 lbs
|Debut||2016: World School Championship in Turkey|
|Date of Birth||Year, 1999|
|Age (as of 2022)||22 Years|
|Birthplace||Village Bamla, district Bhiwani, Haryana|
|Hometown||Village Bamla, district Bhiwani, Haryana|
|College/University||The Department of Physical and Sports, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University|
|Educational Qualification||Graduation at the Department of Physical and Sports, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University|
|Controversy||In 2022, Mohit Grewal defeated Satender Malik in the final match of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) selection trials but soon Satender objected to the decision by the referee Jagbir Singh, who announced the verdict of the challenge. The incident resulted in a fight between the two. The video of the fight went viral in media dragging even Mohit in the unpleasant incident. The New Indian Express|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Jagbir Grewal (inspector in the Haryana Police)
Mother- Name Not Known
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mohit Grewal
- Mohit Grewal is an Indian wrestler. In 2022, he participated in the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
- Mohit Grewal is the winner of several medals including the All India Inter University Wrestling Championship and Khelo India. In 2013, he started practising wrestling at local akharas.
- According to the family members of Mohit Grewal, his grandfather and uncle had represented India in several international events in wrestling.
- In 2016, Mohit Grewal won a gold medal in the World School Championship in Turkey.
- Mohit Grewal is associated with Virender National Academy in Haryana.
- Mohit Grewal won a bronze in the 2018 Junior Asian Championships. Due to a knee injury, he did not participate in any championships in 2019 and 2020. In a conversation with a media house, Mohit narrated his knee injury and the trauma he went through. He said,
I suffered patellar tendinitis (an injury to the tendon connecting the kneecap to the shin bone) and 70 per cent of my ligament got damaged.”
- In 2021, Mohit Grewal participated in the Senior National Championships in which he defeated his opponent from Haryana and entered the finals. In the finals, he lost to Shivraj of Maharashtra. Before that, he had won gold in the U-23 National Championships and also competed in the bronze medal play-off at the U-23 World Championships.
- Mohit Grewal remains very active on various social media platforms. He has over 1k followers on Instagram. He often shares his videos and pictures on social media.
- Mohit Grewal is a compassionate animal lover. He has a pet dog. He often shares pictures of his pet dog on social media.
- Apart from wrestling, Mohit Grewal used to practice swimming and judo when he was a child. During his school days, he used to participate in national competitions in swimming. In an interview with a media house, Mohit stated that he participated in a 50m butterfly competition in swimming and was the winner of several medals in junior national judo championships. He said,
I competed in the 50m butterfly in school nationals. Besides, I had also won medals in junior national judo championships. However, wrestling was my priority from the beginning. The bronze medal in the junior Asian Championships in 2018 made it easy for me to leave out everything for wrestling.”
- In 2021, Mohit Grewal clinched a gold medal at the U-23 national championships. He then competed in the play-off at the U-23 World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia for a bronze medal. In the same year, he reached the final of the 2021 senior national championships, where he clinched a silver medal.
- In June 2022, Mohit Grewal made his debut in a senior international tournament in Almaty (Kazakhstan) and defeated Salim Ercan, a wrestler from Turkey by 6-1. In the semi-finals of these tournaments, he was defeated by the Tokyo Olympian from Kazakhstan Yusup Batirmurzaev by 10-0. However, Mohit Grewal fought for the bronze medal in a play-off to defeat his Uzbek opponent Sardorbek Kholmatov by 8-2. Soon after winning a bronze medal, Mohit Grewal stated in a media conversation that winning a medal had silenced his controversy. He said,
It (medal) silenced everyone. Before the tournament, everyone was talking about that controversy but everything has changed now.”
- According to Mohit Grewal, in his family, he is a third-generation wrestler. In a media conversation in 2021, Mohit narrated that his father Jagbir Singh worked as the DSP Haryana Police and his uncle Virendra Singh was a Bhim Awardee, who had won several medals at the international level wrestling championships. Apart from this, his elder uncles Rajpal Singh and Shripal Grewal, who worked as Assistant Sub Inspector in Haryana Police, had wrestled at the national level championships. His other uncle Suresh works as a national-level wrestling coach.