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 wiki: Ravi Kumar Dahiya Age, Height, Weight, Ravi Kumar Dahiya Wife, Medals, Awards, Asian Championships, World Championships

    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

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    Early life

    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.

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    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.

    Born: 1997

    Ravi Kumar Dahiya Age

    23 years

    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 Wrestler wiki: Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Medals, Awards, Asian Championships, World Championships

    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

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    Lesser-known Facts

    • 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

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