Geeta Phogat is a female wrestler from India who won India’s first ever gold medal in women’s wrestling in the 55 kg freestyle category at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. She is also the first-ever Indian woman wrestler to have qualified for the Olympics.
She is currently sponsored by JSW Sport under the Sports Excellence Programme
She comes from a Hindu Jat family of Balali village in Bhiwani district, Haryana. Her father Mahavir Singh, a former wrestler himself, is also her coach.
Her sister Babita Kumari and her cousin Vinesh are also Commonwealth Games gold medallist.