Ravi Kumar Wrestling Olympics 2020 Medal, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Awards, Asian Championships, World Championships
Updated on: Aug 6, 2021 10:48 am IST
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Wrestler is an Indian freestyle wrestler who secured a place in the Tokyo Summer Olympics after winning a bronze medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in the 57 kg category. Dahiya hails from the village of Nahri in Sonipat district, Haryana.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Olympics 2020 Medal
Dahiya was born in 1997 in Sonipat district of Haryana to a farmer’s family. Dahiya started training at a very young age. He was trained by Satpal Singh at the Chhatrasal Stadium in North Delhi and his father, Rakesh Dahiya, a farmer, would travel each day from his village to the stadium to deliver milk and fruits to Rakesh, which were part of his wrestling diet, for more than a decade.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Chhatrasal Academy
Ravi Kumar trains at Chhatrasal Stadium in New Delhi. Chhatrasal Academy is a well-known Indian wrestling school of learning. Wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt are also associated with Chhatrasal Academy.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Coach
Since the age of 10, Ravi Kumar has trained under the Coach Satpal Singh. Satpal Singh is also the former coach of two-time Olympic medalist, Sushil Kumar.
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Age
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Height
5ft 7 inch
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Weight: 57 kg
From: Nahri, Sonepat, Haryana
Father: Rakesh Kumar – farmer
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Ravi Kumar Dahiya Medals
Ravi Kumar Dahiya World Championships
- Bronze medal in 2019 Nur Sultan 57 kg event
Ravi Kumar Dahiya Asian championships
- Gold medal in 2020 New Delhi event 57 kg event
World U23 Championships
- Silver medal in 2018 Bucharest 57 kg event
- Dahiya bagged Gold Medal at the 2020 Asian Wrestling Championships in New Delhi.
- In October 2019, Dahiya was included in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports’ Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)
- In 2017, Dahiya suffered a knee injury during Senior Nationals
- The young wrestler from Haryana won a bronze medal against the Iran based Asian Champion at his debut World Championships