|Naveen Malik Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||November 21, 2002|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Naveen Malik is an Indian freestyle wrestler who won a gold medal in the men’s freestyle 74 kg category at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Naveen has trained under the watchful eye of Kuldeep Singh.
- Father – Dharampal Malik
- Siblings – Parveen Malik (Older Brother) (Wrestler)
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- His athletic physical appearance
Naveen Malik Facts
- He was raised in the small village of Pugthala, Haryana.
- His father would travel 40 km every morning while he and his brother were training at the Raipur Wrestling Akhara in Sonipat just to give them both fresh milk.
- The 74 kg gold medal was previously won by prominent fellow freestyle wrestler Sushil Kumar in 2018.
- During the 2022 Commonwealth Games, he won a gold medal in the men’s freestyle 74 kg category against fellow Pakistani wrestler Muhammad Sharif Tahir in the finals with a score 9-0.
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