When you think of India’s top kabaddi players, one name immediately springs to mind – Mohit Chillar. A longstanding member of the Indian national kabaddi team, Mohit has been a driving force behind India’s recent successes in the sport. Let’s take a closer look at his career thus far.
Story of Mohit Chillar
Mohit Chillar made his debut for the Indian national kabaddi team back in 2006, and has been a regular fixture in the squad ever since. He was a member of the Indian team that won bronze at the 2006 Asian Games, and followed that up with another bronze medal at the 2010 Asian Games.
In between those two achievements, he also won gold at the 2009 Asian Indoor Games. His biggest achievement to date came in 2014, when he was part of the Indian team that won gold at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
That victory saw India break a 16-year gold medal drought in kabaddi, and Mohit played a key role in helping his country achieve that long-awaited success.
At club level, Mohit has enjoyed plenty of success too. He spent four years playing for Jaipur Pink Panthers in the Pro Kabaddi League, helping them to win the league title in 2015. He then moved to Bengaluru Bulls in 2017, and helped them win back-to-back league titles in 2018 and 2019.
He currently holds the record for most tackles made in a single season of the Pro Kabaddi League (138), and is widely regarded as one of the best defenders in the world.
Mohit Chillar is without doubt one of India’s top kabaddi players. He has been a regular member of the national team for over a decade, and has helped India win medals at multiple major tournaments including the Asian Games and Asian Indoor Games.
At club level, he has won three Pro Kabaddi League titles with Jaipur Pink Panthers and Bengaluru Bulls. A truly world-class player, Mohit Chillar is a name that any kabaddi fan will know well.
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