Deepak Nehra Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Deepak Nehra is an Indian wrestler, who competes in the men’s 97 kg category. He won a bronze medal in men’s 97 kg freestyle wrestling at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Wiki/Biography

Deepak Nehra was born in 2003 (age 19 years; as of 2022) in Nindana village, Meham, Rohtak, Haryana, India.

Physical Appearance

Height (Approx): 5′ 7″

Weight (Approx): 97 kg

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye colour: black

Deepak Nehra

Family

He belongs to Haryanvi Jat family.

parents and siblings

His father Surinder Singh Nehra is a farmer. His mother’s name is Mukesh Kumari. she has a brother.

Deepak Nehra with his father, coach and mother (starting from left)

Deepak Nehra with his father, coach and mother (starting from left)

livelihood

At the age of 5, Deepak’s father noticed that he was interested in sports. Therefore, his father enrolled him in the wrestling training center Akhara Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Wrestling Academy, Mirchpur, Hisar. He then started his training under his coach Ajay Dhanda and later, he started participating in various wrestling competitions like Junior World Wrestling Championship (2021) and Senior Under-23 Asia Championship. In 2022, he participated in The World Ranking Series and won the bronze medal in it. Deepak won a bronze medal in men’s 97 kg freestyle at the Commonwealth Games, Birmingham (2022). He defeated Pakistani wrestler Tayyab Raza Awan 10-2 in this event. On victory, Deepak said,

I want to thank God. This was my first competition and I won a medal. I will try to win gold in the 2024 Olympics. I came for the medal and won it.”

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His coaches are Ajay Dhanda and Jai Bhagwan Lather.

Deepak Nehra with his coach Ajay Dhanda

Deepak Nehra with his coach Ajay Dhanda

medal

Sleep

  • Men’s 97 kg freestyle event at the 2022 Senior Under-23 Asia Championships

Brass

  • Men’s 97 kg Freestyle event at the 2022 World Ranking Series
  • Men’s 97 kg freestyle event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Birmingham
    Deepak Nehra with his bronze medal

    Deepak Nehra with his bronze medal

Facts/General Knowledge

  • Deepak was born in a poor family. Talking about this in an interview, Deepak said,

    My father Surinder Singh Nehra was a farmer who studied till class 12, while my mother, Mukesh Kumari, is a housewife who studied till class 10. We didn’t have a TV set and our neighbors would tell my family whether I won or lost the match.”

  • His favorite moves in wrestling are ‘double-leg’ and ‘ankle lace’.
  • During an interview, he shared that he used to practice 8 hours a day before competing in the Commonwealth Games 2022.

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Source: vcmp.edu.vn

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