Imam Bux Pahalwan (Son of Gama Pahalwan) Biography, Age, Family and Much More

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 NameImam Bux Pahalwan
Date of BirthOctober 10, 1908
Place of BirthAmritsar, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, India)
Date of DeathNovember 28, 1962
Place of DeathLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
NicknameThe Lion of the Punjab
Family BackgroundSon of legendary wrestler Gama Pahalwan
Wrestling AccomplishmentsIndian Wrestling Championship, Punjab State Wrestling Championship, All-Pakistan Wrestling Championship
Olympic ParticipationMember of Indian wrestling team in 1936 Berlin Olympics
Coaching and MentorshipDedicated coach and mentor to young wrestlers
Family MembersGhulam Muhammad (Gama Pahalwan), Imam Bux Pahalwan, Aslam Pahalwan, Bholu Pahalwan

Early Life and Career

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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Olympic Participation

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.

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