Ritu Phogat

Ritu Phogat (born 2 May 1994) is an Indian female wrestler who won a gold medal at the 2016 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship.

Ritu is the third daughter of former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and started training under her father at the age of eight. She dropped out of school after tenth grade in order to focus on her wrestling career.[1]

Her sisters Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari as well as cousin Vinesh Phogat are all Commonwealth Games gold medalists in wrestling. Another cousin of her, Priyanka Phogat, is also an international level wrestler.

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