thu09mar5:30 pm6:00 pmVirtual EventExtraordinary Women in Sports - with Babita Phogat5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sports and Women in India and they said the twain don’t meet. Well, there are some women who have proved this wrong and how. In this session moderated by Ashutosh Sinha, Sr. Editor ET, we will hear Babita Phogat talk us through her journey to becoming India’s first woman Sport Superstar – challenges, the hard work, the motivation and the accolades.
Babita Phogat – Indian Wrestler, who won the gold medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games. She also won silver medals at 2018 Commonwealth Games and 2010 Commonwealth Games and a bronze medal at the 2012 World Wrestling Championships.
- Freestyle wrestler
- She became only the fourth female wrestler in the country to qualify for the Olympics.
- She is one of the most accomplished wrestler in India’s history.
- Babita Phogat in 2012, became only the second female wrestler from
- India to win a medal at world championships.
- Won gold medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games.
- Won silver medal at 2018 Commonwealth Games.
- Babita Phogat is also an Arjuna Awardee (2015).
- She is currently a BJP Politician.
Moderated by – Ashutosh Sinha. Sr. Editor, The Economic Times