Pooja Sihag is a famous Indian freestyle wrestler. She was the bronze medal winner in the women’s 76 kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships held in Almaty in 2021. In these championships, she defeated her rival Seoyeon Jeong of South Korea.
Pooja Sihag was born on Monday, 7 July 1997 (age 26 years; as in 2023) in Hansi, Haryana. His zodiac sign is Leo. Soon after completing her schooling, she joined LM Hindu University in Rohtak to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA).
Height (Approx): 5′ 3″
Weight (Approx): 55 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye colour: black
parents and siblings
His father’s name is Subhash Sihag and he was a farmer.
His mother is a housewife.
He has a brother named Ravi Sihag.
husband and children
On 27 November 2021, Pooja Sihag married Ajay Nandal, a wrestler who served as an army officer; He died under mysterious circumstances on 27 August 2022.
On 23 October 2023, she got married to Naveen Dahiya, who works in the Income Tax Department in Mumbai.
Pooja Sihag was in a relationship with Ajay before marrying him.
Pooja Sihag was eleven years old when she started practicing wrestling to keep her body fit and healthy. Gradually the sport became her passion and she joined Alkesh Sports Academy in Haryana. In 2014, he made his international debut by participating in the Junior Asian Championships held in Mongolia and won a bronze medal in the wrestling championship.
After this Pooja participated in the Junior Asian Championship held in Myanmar in 2015 and won the bronze medal. The following year, he won another bronze medal at the Junior Asian Championship held in Chinese Taipei. In 2017, he participated in senior level wrestling competitions at the Commonwealth Games held in South Africa and won a silver medal. In 2018, he won the silver medal at the Senior Commonwealth Championship held in South Africa. In 2022, at the ranking series Bolt Turlikhanov Cup in Almaty, Kazakhstan, he won a bronze medal in the wrestling championship.
- While talking to a media house, Pooja Sihag told that her favorite wrestler is Mausam Khatri and he is trained by Indian wrestler Sanjay Sihag.
- Pooja Sihag had a knee operation in 2017.
- She is very active on various social media platforms. He has more than 2k followers on Instagram. She often shares her photos and videos on social media.