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Geeta Phogat, Indain Athlete

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Geeta Phogat

Geeta Phogat, Indain Athlete

A freestyle wrestler, Geeta Phogat won India’s first ever gold medal in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games in 2010. She is also the first Indian female wrestler to have qualified for the Olympic Summer Games. She won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championship held in Jalandhar, Punjab between 19 and 21 December 2009. In the 2012 World Wrestling Championships held in Canada, Phogat won the bronze medal. Aamir Khan’s film Dangal is loosely based on Geeta Phogat and her sister’s lives.

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