Geeta Phogat

  • CWG 2014: Phogat sisters create history in Glasgow August 5, 2014

    The gold won by Phogat sisters Babita and Vinesh in Glasgow emulated the feat of their sister Geeta, who was the first Indian woman to win a CWG wrestling gold in 2010. ...
  • Geeta Phogat to lead India women at Asian wrestling meet April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The battle for the women's wrestling continental crown will witness some of the top contenders take to the mats of the K.D. Jadhav Wrestling Stadium at the Asian Wrestling Championship to be held here April 18-22. The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) announced the squad, selected on the...
  • Indian women wrestlers finish fifth in World Cup March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Grappler Geeta Phogat stood out in an otherwise average performance by the Indian team which finished fifth in the senior Women's Senior Wrestling World Cup in Mongolia. Geeta, who was playing in the 59-kg category for the first time, won all her bouts against her opponents from Japan,...
  • Geeta clinches bronze at World Wrestling C'ships September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: In a historic first for Indian women's wrestling, the country notched up a second medal at the ongoing World Championships after Geeta Phogat(55kg) added another bronze to the one clinched by her sister Babita in Edmonton, Canada. With this, India's medal haul in the event so far stood...
  • Geeta Phogat to spearhead India challenge at WC September 25, 2012

    New Delhi: A seven-member women's team led by Olympian Geeta Phogat will represent India at the 2012 World Senior Female Wrestling Championship, that gets underway at Edmonton, Canada on Wednesday. While India's lone woman grappler to have participated in the Olympics earlier this year, Geeta, will spearhead country's challenge in the...
  • Wrestler Geeta bows out of the London Games August 10, 2012

    London: Country's lone woman wrestler, Geeta Phogat crashed out of the London Olympics after she was blanked 3-0 by Tetyana Lazareva of Ukraine in the repechage round two bout in the 55kg freestyle category at the ExCel Arena here on Thursday. Geeta was overwhelmed by the 31-year-old Ukraine girl, who started...
  • Wrestler Geeta loses but enters repechage August 9, 2012

    London: Despite losing her opening bout in the women's freestyle (55kg) category, India's Geeta Phogat is still in the medal contention after entering the repechage round where she will meet Tetyana Lazareva of Ukraine. Geeta, who lost her first round match against world number two Tonya Lynn Verbeeek of Canada earlier...
  • Wrestlers keen to provide late sparks in London August 8, 2012

    London: Indian grapplers will join the Olympic action from Thursday hoping to provide the late sparks to the contingent's campaign which has so far not really lived upto expectation with the flop show of many of the serious medal contenders. The wrestlers had won a bronze medal in the Beijing Olympics...