Sangeeta Phogat is a Wrestler, international player, fitness freak, and fitness coach. She is known as the younger sister of Geeta Phogat (wrestler and Olympic athlete).
That Sangeeta Phogat has competed in many Worlds Championship wrestling matches. Her father taught her and her sister Ritu Phogat wrestling lessons. Geeta has represented India in several matches, and she has also won medals at the Commonwealth Games.
Sangeeta Phogat’s father is also a wrestling coach named Mahavir Singh Phogat, a well-known and former wrestler. And Sangeeta’s husband’s name is Bajrang Punia, won a bronze medal in wrestling at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
|Age: (as of 2023)||25 Years|
|Date of Birth:||5th March 1998|
|Birthplace:||Bhiwani district of Haryana,|
|Hometown:||Balali, Haryana, India|
|Hobbies:||Travelling, Gymming, Yoga, Adventures|
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Sangeeta Phogat was born on 5th March 1998 in the village of Balali in the Bhiwani district of Haryana, India. She is now residing in Jhajjar, Haryana, India; as of 2022, she is 25.
According to sources, she did her early education at a local school and her secondary education at a private school. During her studies, Sangeeta Phogat was completely focused on wrestling and training.
Mahavir Singh Phogat (Sangeeta’s father) and Daya Kaur (Sangeeta’s mother) gave birth to Sangeeta. Mahavir Singh Phogat is an Olympic coach, politician, and Internet sensation. His father taught wrestling to all his daughters, and all the Phogat sisters won medals in international wrestling competitions.
Sangeeta’s mother, Daya Kaur, is a housewife who takes care of her daughters’ food and supplements. Sangeeta’s religion is Hinduism, and her caste is the Jat caste.
Sangeeta Phogat is the youngest of 7 siblings. She is the eldest of 3 sisters. Sangeeta’s eldest sister is Geeta Phogat. She is a well-known Olympic wrestler and athlete. In 2014, Sangeeta Phogat won a gold medal for her country in wrestling at the Commonwealth Games.
Sangeeta Phogat was the first female Indian wrestler to compete in the Olympic Summer Games. Her second sister is Babita Kumari Phogat. Babita Phogat also won a gold medal in wrestling in the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
A film was also made on Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari’s lives. That film was ‘Dangal.’ Ritu Phogat is Sangeeta Phogat’s third sister. She also took part in many other matches.
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|Marriage Date:||25th November 2020|
Sangeeta is a talented wrestler. She is young and attractive. And dated another wrestler, Bajrang Punia. She stated that she first met Punia at a camp, after meeting him, then exchanged phone numbers and began talking.
Bajrang proposed to Sangeeta, and she said, ‘Yes! They married on 25th November 2020, and that wedding was only open to family members, close friends, and relatives.
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|Father Name:||Mahavir Singh Phogat|
|Mother Name:||Daya Shobha Kaur|
|Brother Name:||Dushyant Phogat|
|Sister Name:||Geeta Phogat, Babita Phogat and Ritu Phogat|
Sangeeta Phogat’s husband, Bajrang Punia, is a known Olympic wrestler. He competed in several competitions in the 65-kg weight class. Bajrang also competed in the ‘Tokyo Olympics 2020,’ and won a bronze medal for his country, and he won several medals at the World Wrestling Championships.
Bajrang has also competed in the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Rome Ranking Series, World Wrestling Championships, Asian Wrestling Championships, and many other competitions.
In the Haryana state, the Phogat sisters fought against narrow social issues. They are practising wrestling and showing girls can do much more than cook.
Sangeeta and her 3 sisters deal with female foeticide, gender inequality, child marriage, and other issues. Sangeeta Phogat is a wrestler, her father, Mahavir Singh Phogat, taught her how to wrestle.
She used to jog first in the morning when she was younger. She then did wrestling exercises and practice. According to reports, Sangeeta Phogat also participated in competitions and competed in the 55 kg weight class. She has several national and international medals to his name.
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Sangeeta Phogat got a good living from her career; Sangeeta would earn approximately INR 30-35k from wrestling matches and coaching. She also got many cash awards for her accomplishments. Sangeeta Phogat’s net worth is estimated at INR 3-4 crores as of 2023.