Home   »   Sports   »   Gobar Goho Biography

Gobar Goho Biography

Gobar Goho is one of the celebrated heavyweight champions in India. He was also a practitioner of ‘Pehlwani’ (Indian wrestling). He was, in fact, one of the eminent ‘Pehlwans’ of India who gave a new dimension to ‘Pehlwani’.
Gobar Goho won the heavyweight championship that took place in San Francisco in 1922. He is said to have defeated the renowned catch wrestler Ad Santel, who was also proclaimed as the World Judo Champion after he defeated champion Judokas in Japan. Moreover, Gobar Goho was the first Asian to have won a title in the World Heavyweight Championship that took place in the United States.