Ritu Phogat is an Assistant Instructor at Evolve Mixed Martial Arts in Singapore. She is a Commonwealth Wrestling Championships Gold Medalist, U23 Wrestling World Championships Silver Medalist, Asian Wrestling Championships Bronze Medalist, and 3x Indian National Wrestling Champion. In 2018, Ritu established herself as one of the best wrestlers in the world, finishing 5th at the World Championships despite only being 24 years old. Wrestling since the age of 8, she has had over 300 wrestling matches and competed in the world’s top wrestling competitions. In 2016, she was the most expensive female wrestler at the Pro Wrestling League auction.
She is a member of the famous Phogat family, whose story was immortalized in the blockbuster film Dangal, India’s highest grossing film of all time. Her sisters Geeta Phogat, Babita Phogat, Sangeeta Phogat, and cousin Vinesh Phogat are also Wrestling Champions.
Ritu is originally from India.
2 May 1994 156 cm / 52 kilos Balali, India
- Commonwealth Wrestling Championships Gold Medalist
- U23 Wrestling World Championships Silver Medalist
- Asian Wrestling Championships Bronze Medalist
- 3x Indian National Wrestling Champion
- Finished 5th at the 2018 Wrestling World Championships
- Has had over 300 wrestling matches