Pooja Sihag Wiki, Height, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

Pooja Sihag


Pooja Sihag is a well-known Indian freestyle wrestler. She was the winner of a bronze medal in the Women’s 76kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships, which were organised at Almaty in 2021. In these championships, she defeated her opponent Seoyeon Jeong from South Korea.

Pooja Sihag after winning a bronze medal in 2021


Pooja Sihag was born on Monday, 7 July 1997 (age 26 years; as of 2023) in Hansi, Haryana. Her zodiac sign is Leo. Soon after completing her school education, she joined LM Hindu University in Rohtak to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Arts (BA).

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black


Parents & Siblings

Her father’s name is Subhash Sihag, and he was a farmer.

Pooja Sihag with her father

Her mother is a housewife.

Pooja Sihag with her mother

She has a brother named Ravi Sihag.

Brother of Pooja Sihag

Pooja Sihag with her in-laws

Husband & Children

On 27 November 2021, Pooja Sihag got married to Ajay Nandal, a wrestler who served as an army officer; he died on 27 August 2022 under mysterious circumstances.

Pooja Sihag with her husband

On 23 October 2023, she got married to Naveen Dahiya, who works at the Income Tax department in Mumbai.

Pooja Sihag and Naveen Dahiya


Pooja Sihag was in a relationship with Ajay before getting married to him.


Pooja Sihag was eleven years old when she started practising wrestling to keep her body fit and fine. Gradually, the sport became a passion for her, and she joined the Alkesh Sports Academy in Haryana. In 2014, she marked her international debut by participating in the Junior Asian Championship organised in Mongolia and won a bronze medal in the wrestling championships.

Pooja Sihag after winning Asian Championships

Pooja then participated in the Junior Asian Championship organised in Myanmar in 2015 and won a bronze medal. In the following year, she won another bronze at the Junior Asian Championship held in Chinese Taipei. In 2017, she participated in the senior-level wrestling competitions at the Commonwealth Games organised in South Africa and won a silver medal. In 2018, she clinched a silver medal at the Senior Commonwealth Championship organised in South Africa. In 2022, at the Ranking Series Bolat Turlykhanov CUP Almaty in Kazakhstan, she won a bronze in the wrestling championships.

Pooja Sihag after winning bronze in 2022


  • In a conversation with a media house, Pooja SIhag revealed that her favourite wrestler is Mausam Khatri, and she is trained by the Indian wrestler Sanjay Sihag.

    Pooja Sihag with her coach (centre)

  • Pooja Sihag underwent a knee operation in 2017.
  • She remains very active on various social media platforms. She has over 2k followers on Instagram. She frequently shares her pictures and videos on social media.