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Phogat Sisters are famous as a Superlative group of Wrestlers. Wrestler Ritika Phogat, cousin sister of Geeta and Babita Phogat died allegedly by suicide on Monday, Haryana Police claims.

What let her do that?

Ritika was a trained wrestler and guided by Mahavir Phogat. She was a Dronacharya Awardee and was running a sports academy.

The police mentions that, ” Ritika Phogat, 17, was upset at narrowly losing a wrestling tournament final. She had participated in a state-level competition at Bharatpur between March 12 and 14.”

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“Ritika, wrestler and cousin of Babita Phogat, died allegedly by suicide on March 17. The reason behind it might have been her defeat at a recent wrestling tournament in Rajasthan. Investigations are underway,” Ram Singh Bishnoi, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Charkhi Dadri, told news agency ANI.

Harvindra Phogat, Ritika’s cousin says that ” the family is in shock and had never realized how deeply she had been affected by the loss.”

Source: NDTV
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