Pooja Sihag Wrestler Biography
|Date of Birth
|17th July 1997
|25 years old (As of 2022)
|5 ft 3 inch
|1 brother (Ravi Sihag)
Pooja Sihag Early Life:
Hailing from Harayana. Indian freestyle wrestler Pooja Sihag was born on 17th July 1997 in Hansi, Haryana. Pooja Sihag started wrestling at the age of 13.
Now turned Indian freestyle wrestler who only started wrestling just to stay fit as there was no gym around her place. But later on, Pooja Sihag fell in love with wrestling and soon it turned into a career choice for her.
Pooja Sihag completed her schooling in Hansi, Haryana but later moved to Rohtak for her higher education. Indian wrestler did her degree in Bachelors of Arts (BA) from LM Hindu University.
Pooja Sihag Professional Life:
Pooja Sihag made her international debut in 2014 when she won the bronze medal in Junior Asian Championship held in Mongolia.
Pooja Sihag’s biggest success in wrestling came when she defeated Olympian Wrestler from Egypt at Senior World Championships.
Indian freestyle wrestler Pooja Sihag clinched the Bronze medal in the 76 kg category in the 2021 Asian Wrestling Championships after beating Korean grappler 5-2.
Pooja Sihag Commonwealth Games 2022:
In the upcoming edition of the Commonwealth Games 2022, there will be high hopes from the Indian freestyle wrestler, Pooja Sihag who is competing in the 76 kg weight category to deliver a medal for the nation. In the women’s team, Former Olympians like Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat will play in the 62kg and 53 kg categories respectively.
Pooja Sihag Family:
Hailing from the land of wrestlers. Pooja Sihag was born in Hansi, Haryana. Her father’s name is Subhash Sihag and he was a farmer and her mother is a homemaker. Pooja Sihag’s father took demise a few years back.
Pooja Sihag has one younger brother named Ravi Sihag who is currently completing his higher education.
Pooja Sihag Marriage:
Indian freestyle wrestler Pooja Sihag announced her engagement with former wrestler Ajay Nandal on 25th October 2020 and a year later the couple tied the knot on 27th November 2021.
Pooja’s husband, Ajay Nandal is a former wrestler and now an army officer. The couple is very much active on social media and posts engaging content on their Instagram account.
Pooja Sihag Records and Achievements:
Indian freestyle wrestler Pooja Sihag won the bronze medal at the 2014 Junior Asian Championship held in Mongolia.
Pooja Sihag clinched the bronze medal at the 2015 Junior Asian Championship held in Myanmar.
In the 2016 Junior Asian Championship, Pooja won the silver medal at Junior Asian Championship held in the Philippines.
Indian wrestler, Pooja claimed the bronze medal at the 2016 Junior Asian Championship in Chinese Taipei.
In 2018, Pooja Sihag won the silver medal at the Senior Commonwealth Championship held in South Africa.
Pooja Sihag clinched the Bronze medal in the 76 kg category at the 2021 Asian Wrestling Championships at Almaty, Kazakhstan.
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Pooja Sihag Unknown Facts:
Pooja Sihag has won 4 back to back medals at Junior Asian Championships. Indian Wrestler won the title in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.
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