Imam Bux Pahalwan was a renowned wrestler and coach who was born on October 10, 1908, in Amritsar, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, India). He was the son of the legendary wrestler Gama Pahalwan, and he followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming a wrestler himself.
|Full Name||Imam Bux Pahalwan|
|Date of Birth||October 10, 1908|
|Place of Birth||Amritsar, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, India)|
|Date of Death||November 28, 1962|
|Place of Death||Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Nickname||The Lion of the Punjab|
|Family Background||Son of legendary wrestler Gama Pahalwan|
|Wrestling Accomplishments||Indian Wrestling Championship, Punjab State Wrestling Championship, All-Pakistan Wrestling Championship|
|Olympic Participation||Member of Indian wrestling team in 1936 Berlin Olympics|
|Coaching and Mentorship||Dedicated coach and mentor to young wrestlers|
|Family Members||Ghulam Muhammad (Gama Pahalwan), Imam Bux Pahalwan, Aslam Pahalwan, Bholu Pahalwan|
Imam Bux Pahalwan began his wrestling career at a young age and trained rigorously to hone his skills. He quickly made a name for himself in the wrestling world due to his impressive strength, agility, and technique in the ring. He went on to win several wrestling championships in India and Pakistan, including the Indian Wrestling Championship, the Punjab State Wrestling Championship, and the All-Pakistan Wrestling Championship.
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Imam Bux Pahalwan also represented India at the 1936 Berlin Olympics as a wrestler. Though he did not win a medal, his participation in the Olympics further cemented his reputation as a wrestling legend.