Vinesh Phogat captured gold by performing better in the Commonwealth Games. News & Features Network
Vinesh Phogat has made a tremendous comeback in the Commonwealth. Inspired by inherited wrestling, Tau Dronacharya awardee Mahavir Phogat and sisters Geeta and Babita, Vinesh Phogat, who learned how to do tricks and perform well at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in the 53 kg weight category, won gold and consistently scored hat-tricks. Record made.
Vinesh Phogat’s journey of success continues and she is the first woman wrestler from India to win gold medals in both Commonwealth Games and Asian Games.
Vinesh Phogat won the bronze medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships and became the first female wrestler from India to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. There is an atmosphere of happiness among the family members and the people of their village after Vinesh Phogat scored a hat-trick of gold in the Commonwealth. Villagers celebrated by distributing sweets with family members on the achievement of Vinesh, who was honored with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Award.
Vinesh Phogat’s mother Premlata said, ‘The daughter has the shame of milk and has won gold in Commonwealth Games three times in a row. I have given birth to a daughter as the lioness of India. Now the daughter will keep the shame of milk by winning gold in the Olympics as well.
Vinesh Phogat’s coach and Tau Mahabir Pehalwan called Vinesh the gold bird in sports for India and said that Vinesh will fulfill her target in the Olympics this time. On the other hand, brother Harvindra and sarpanch Amit Sangwan described this achievement of Vinesh as the achievement of the country along with the village and region.