Participants

Babita KUMARI

Babita KUMARI
    Wrestling
Birth Date:  20 Nov 1989
Place of Birth:  BALALI HARYANA
Country of birth:  IND
Age:  28
Gender:   Female

Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
WRE Wrestling Women's Freestyle 53 kg 2 Silver

Babita KUMARI - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 12 Apr Followed by
Women's Freestyle 53 kg Nordic
Babita KUMARI
W
Bose SAMUEL
L
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr Followed by
Women's Freestyle 53 kg Nordic
Deepika DILHANI
L
Babita KUMARI
W
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr Followed by
Women's Freestyle 53 kg Nordic
Babita KUMARI
W
Carissa HOLLAND
L
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr Followed by
Women's Freestyle 53 kg Nordic
Babita KUMARI
L
Diana WEICKER
W
Finished

Legend

L: Lost
W: Winner

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationDisciplineRank
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Freestyle 51 kg 2

Olympic Games
YearLocationDisciplineRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Freestyle 53 kg 13

World Championships
YearLocationDisciplineRank
2015 Las Vegas, USA Women's Freestyle 53 kg 7
2012 Strathcona County, CAN Women's Freestyle 51 kg 3
2011 Istanbul, TUR Women's Freestyle 48 kg 23
2010 Moscow, RUS Women's Freestyle 51 kg 13
2009 Herring, DEN Women's Freestyle 51 kg 8
2007 Baku, AZE Women's Freestyle 51 kg 9

Commonwealth Championships
YearLocationDisciplineRank
2011 Melbourne, AUS Women's Freestyle 48 kg 1

Languages spoken: Hindi
Coach: PERSONAL: Mahavir PHOGAT (father) (IND) (sportskeeda.com, 06 May 2016)
Sporting relatives: At the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games, her sister Geeta PHOGAT (IND) won India's first women's gold medal in wrestling and her cousin Vinesh PHOGAT (IND) competed at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Her father Mahavir PHOGAT (IND) is a former wrestler and her coach. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 31 Jul 2014; yourstory.com, 20 Oct 2016)
Reason: Wrestling is popular in her home village and her father encouraged her to try the sport. (thefangarage.com, 19 Nov 2015)
Hero: Her sister, Geeta PHOGAT, has also represented India in wrestling. (livemint.com, 09 Aug 2014)
Additional information

SUSPENSION
Suspended by Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) after failing to follow official procedure when forfeiting a bout at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualification tournament in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Forfeited after discovering that she had already qualified for the Games because an opponent in a previous qualifier had been disqualified for failing a dope test. Apologised and her suspension was lifted. "It was a very hard time for me and my family." (asian-voice.com, 18 May 2016; news18.com, 13 May 2016)


HISTORIC
Her bronze medal at the 2012 World Championships in Sherwood Park, Canada, was the second for an Indian female wrestler at a world championships, following Alka TOMAR's bronze in 2006 in Guangzhou, China. (hindustantimes.com, 29 Sep 2012)


BOLLYWOOD
In December 2016, the Bollywood film Dangal was released, based on the life of Mahavir Singh PHOGART (IND) and his daughters. (sportskeeda.com, 1 Aug 2016)



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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