Vinesh Phogat to return to competitive wrestling at the Budapest Ranking Series 2023

Grappler Vinesh Phogat

Vinesh Phogat, the reigning Asian Games champion, will make her competitive wrestling debut on Thursday at the Budapest Ranking Series 2023.

On July 16, the event in Hungary will come to an end after four days. According to, this meet, also known as the Polyak Imre & Varga Janos Memorial wrestling competition, is the year’s fourth and final ranking series. Vinesh was one of the wrestlers that took part in a protest against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Singh, who has been accused of sexual harassment by female athletes.