‘Dangal’ sisters Geeta and Babita Phogat’s cousin commits suicide after shedding wrestling bout | Different Sports activities Information
There was some surprising information from the wrestling circuit as new about prime Indian wrestlers Geeta and Babita Phogat’s cousin Ritika Phogat allegedly dedicated suicide on Thursday (March 18). In response to information reviews, Ritika took her personal life after she allegedly misplaced a wrestling match last in Bharatpur on Wednesday. She was solely 17 years of age.
A part of the well-known Phogat household, Ritika was competing at the state-level sub-junior, junior ladies, and men wrestling tournament. Ritika misplaced the ultimate, which was performed on March 14, by 1 level and dedicated suicide after not with the ability to bear the loss.
Horrible information that we misplaced #RitikaPhogat who had a superb profession forward. The world has modified from the place it was some a long time in the past. Athletes are dealing with pressures which weren’t there earlier. An important a part of their coaching must be to take care of these pressures.
— Vijay Kumar Singh (@Gen_VKSingh) March 18, 2021
Ritika had skilled beneath Dronacharya Awardee Mahabir Singh Phogat, who was additionally reportedly current on the match. She was a pupil of the Mahabir Phogat Sports activities Academy.
Phogat sisters (Geeta and Babita) turned a family identify after profitable Gold and Silver medals respectively within the 2010 Commonwealth Video games held in New Delhi. Geeta was the primary feminine wrestler from India to have received a gold medal within the CWG and even went on representing the nation within the 2012 London Olympics.
Later, their youthful sister Ritu Phogat is an expert MMA (combined martial arts) fighter and participates within the ONE Championship. Their cousin sister Vinesh Phogat is without doubt one of the greatest freestyle wrestlers on the earth and a medal hopeful on the Tokyo Olympics.
In response to Zee Information sources, Ritika allegedly dedicated suicide by hanging herself on Monday (March 15) night time. A put up mortem was carried out in Civil Hospital in Dadri.