Wrestler Geeta Phogat is once again in the news but this time for her recent post on Instagram. The 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medal winner posted a picture on the platform of her brand new car and also expressed happiness in buying the luxury car and that too with her own money. Along with the picture, Gita also posted this inspirational message and how proud she was. She wrote: “Hard work always pays off . love with our new Car #rangeroverevoque #landrover @landrover_in.”
The Haryana wrestling sensation has bagged various titles in her professional career so far and is also the first to clinch gold medal in women’s wrestling in the 55 kg freestyle category in the 2010 Commonwealth Games which took place in Delhi.
Prior to the Commonwealth Games’ achievement, Geeta also won a gold medal in the 2009 Commonwealth Wrestling Championship. Later she qualified for the 2012 London Olympics, however, lost her opening match to Canada’s Tonya Verbeek by 1-3.
Geeta came into spotlight soon after the worldwide success of Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal, the film made on her and sister Babita Kumari’s journey. Geeta has also participated in Wrestling FILA Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament in 2012 and won gold medal there.
During the starting phase of her wrestling career, Geeta won three medals in the Asian Cadet Championships in the year 2003, 2004 and 2005 respectively. She was also honoured with the Arjuna Award in 2012 for her remarkable performance in wrestling.
Over the recent times, Geeta has been in the news her for shoulder surgery and later for her lavish wedding.