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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat’s evolution in photos

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Vinesh Phogat, who belongs to a family of famous wrestlers, has come a long way in her career. The young athlete has won several medals and has also been shortlisted for the prestigious Khel Ratna award. Let’s take a look at her pictures through the years…Read Less

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

Wrestler Vinesh Phogat is one of the nominees for the 2020 Khel Ratna award along with Rohit Sharma, Manika Batra, Rani Rampal and Mariyappan Thangavelu. In the history of National Sports Awards, this will be the first time five athletes have been shortlisted for the prestigious award. The decision of the Khel Ratna winner lies with sports minister Kiren Rijiju. Earlier, the news of Vinesh Phogat getting qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 after she defeated world number one Sarah Ann Hildebrandt at the World Championship was making the rounds on the internet. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Tokyo Olympics has been postponed. Vinesh has made her family of international wrestlers proud as she won the third successive gold medal in the 53kg women’s category during the Poland Open in Warsaw. “I am happy and relieved that I am going to Tokyo but it’s not over yet. I have a medal bout and I don’t want to miss that,” she said. Vinesh’s fans took to social media to congratulate her and wish her luck for the Tokyo Games next year. Vinesh Phogat said after the win. Vinesh Phogat is the cousin of Commonwealth Games medallists Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari. Vinesh is the first Indian woman to secure a gold medal in Commonwealth as well as Asian games. The 24-year-old has earned an Arjuna Award in 2016 and was nominated for a Padma Shri in 2018. (Photos: Instagram)

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

Vinesh Phogat is the daughter of wrestler Mahavir Singh and the sister of famous wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari.

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

In 2013, Vinesh won the bronze medal at Asian Wrestling Championships.

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

In 2014, the stylish athlete won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

The 25-year-old wrestler has won several awards and accolades in her career so far.

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

Vinesh’s impeccable performance in 2019 led her to become the first Indian wrestler to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics 2020. However, due to the pandemic, the Olympics has been postponed.

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

Vinesh tied the knot in 2018 with her long time boyfriend wrestler Somvir Rathee.

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

Apart form having a successful career in wrestling, Vinesh Phogat is also known for her cool and casual style statement.

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

The young sports star can rock a western and a traditional outfit.

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Khel Ratna nominee wrestler Vinesh Phogat's evolution in photos

Vinesh Phogat is all smiles in this lovely candid picture.

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Vinesh Phogat with Jitu Rai and boxer Mary Com.
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Vinesh Phogat with PM Narendra Modi.
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