Ravi Kumar Dahiya: The Brave Wrestler who Made India Proud

The Tokyo Olympics was full of thrill and excitement. Indian athletes did no stones unturned in keeping all the hopes alive. Every other day threw the light on glorious names who fought tooth and nail during the Olympics. We were electrified with their phenomenal performances. As a responsible media team, we thank all of the sportspersons who made their country proud. Let us know about Ravi Dahiya who made India proud by winning a silver medal in Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Ravi Dahiya

Who is Ravi Kumar Dahiya ?

One of such names making headlines is Ravi Kumar Dahiya. Ravi performed fantastically in a 57 Kg wrestling match recently. He is the second Indian after Sushil Kumar, who stormed into the final match of wrestling. Let us know more about his power packed career.

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Family Background of Ravi Dahiya:

Ravi Dahiya was born in a family of farmers. Though his humble background was not a hindrance to him. He started his career at a tender age of 10. His father worked really hard to fulfil his training requirements. Ravi was trained under Satpal Singh, a former Asian Games gold medallist. At a very young age, he enrolled with Chhatrasal Stadium.

His father Rakesh Dahiya travelled 40 km daily from Nahri Village to the respective stadium to give him fresh ghee and milk.

According to his mother, he is fond of choorma, kheer and laddoo. As a professional,his conquest started in the year of 2015 in the World Junior Championship.

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Personal Life:

NameRavi Kumar Dahiya
Date of birth12 December 1998
Age (2021)23 years
BirthplaceNahri, Haryana
Zodiac SignSagittarius
HometownNahri, Sonipat
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Rakesh Dahiya
Mother- Not Known
Wrestler (favourite)Sushil Kumar
Religion Hindu

Physical Stats and Other Information:

Height173 cm
Weight57 kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
ProfessionFreestyle Wrestler
Famous forWinning a Bronze Medal during 2019 World Wrestling Championships
Domestic TeamHaryana
CoachSatpal Singh

Main Records:

Silver Medal in World Junior Wrestling Championship2015
Silver Medal in World U23 Wrestling Championship2018
Bronze Medal in World Wrestling2019
Gold Medal in Asian Wrestling2020
Gold Medal in Asian Wrestling Championship2021
Silver Medal in Tokyo Olympics2021

 Ravi Dahiya in Olympics 2021:

  • Ravi Dahiya performed tremendously well in Olympics 2021.
  • He endured a painful bite on his biceps from his opponent Nurislam Sanayev during the semi-final match. Still He defeated Nurislam on victory by fall.
  • Dahiya registered a victory with 9-2 on Nodirojn Safarov of Uzbekistan.
  • He defeated Ali Aburumaila of Palestine by 11-0 on technical superiority in the semi-final.
  • Ravi got a silver medal while vying against Zavur Uguev. He lost by 4-7.


How old is Ravi Dahiya?

He is 23 years old. (As in 2021)

Tell me about Ravi Dahiya’s family background.

He comes from an agrarian background.

Under whom did Ravi Dahiya train in childhood?

He got trained under Satpal Singh.

Is Ravi Dahiya married?

No, he is unmarried.

What are the hobbies of Ravi Dahiya?

He is fond of watching movies.

What is the net worth of Ravi Kumar Dahiya?

$2-4 million is the net worth of Ravi Kumar Dahiya.

What is the first achievement of Ravi as a senior professional?

It was the world championship where he got the bronze medal.


Whole India is proud of stars like Ravi Dahiya. It was a really proud moment of more than 130 crores of lives when he won a silver in Tokyo Olympics 2020. He has exemplified the idea of determination and valour within the ring. India salutes this  brave and dogged soul. We congratulate him on his outstanding performance in Olympics 2020.

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