Asian Games 2018: As Vinesh makes history, 'Bapu' Mahavir Phogat predicts Olympic glory isn't too far away (Video)
Aug 21, 2018, 1:59 PM IST
Vinesh Phogat, who created history by being the first woman to win a gold medal in wrestling for India at the Asian Games, has made her family proud and won the hearts of millions in the nation. Vinesh was trained by Mahavir Singh Phogat, the inspiration behind the popular Bollywood film Dangal.
After Vinesh’s father passed away, Mahavir Singh Phogat trained her for years in the akhada, and made her the lioness that she is in the wrestling ring.
In an exclusive interview with MyNation, watch what Mahavir Phogat and the people in their village Balali in Haryana had to say about her success.