Pooja Sihag is a well-known Indian freestyle wrestler. In 2021, She won the Bronze Medal in Asian Wrestling Championships at Almaty in the 76 kg weight class. In these championships, she defeated her opponent Seoyeon Jeong from South Korea.
CWG 2022: She won Bronze medal in Women’s 76kg freestyle at Commonwealth game 2022, Birmingham
Hailing from Harayana. Indian freestyle wrestler Pooja Sihag was born on 7th 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.
NamePooja SihagNicknamepoojaProfessionWrestlerBirthplaceHansi, Haryana Date of Birth17th July 1997Age25 years old (As of 2022)NationalityIndianReligionHinduFathers Name Subhash SihagMothers Name –CategoryWrestling FreestyleMarital StatusMarriedHusband NameAjay NandalHeight5 ft 3 inchWeight55 kgsSiblings1 brother (Ravi Sihag)
|Date of Birth||17th July 1997|
|Age||25 years old (As of 2022)|
|Fathers Name||Subhash Sihag|
|Husband Name||Ajay Nandal|
|Height||5 ft 3 inch|
|Siblings||1 brother (Ravi Sihag)|
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.
|International Debut||2014: Won a bronze medal in Junior Asian Championship held in Mongolia|
|Medals||2014: Bronze Medal, Junior Asian Championship, Mongolia|
2015: Bronze Medal, Junior Asian Championship, Myanmar
2016: Silver Medal, Junior Asian Championship, Philippines
2017: Bronze Medal, Junior Asian Championship, Chinese Taipei
2018: Silver Medal, Senior Commonwealth Championship, South Africa
2022: Bronze Medal, Commonwealth game, Birmingham
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.
Family & Relationship
|Marriage Date||27th November 2021|
|Husband/Spouse||Ajay Nandal (a former wrestler and an army officer)|
|Parents||Father– Subhash Sihag (farmer)|
Mother– Name Not Known (housewife)
|Siblings||Brother– Ravi Sihag|
NetWorth & Income
Networth and income of Pooja Sihag is unknown at the moment.
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