The Undefeated Wrestler Gama Pehlwan
The most recent Google Doodle praises the undefeated Indian grappler Gama Pehlwan, also known as "The Great Gama," on his 144th birthday celebration.
Ghulam Mohammad Baksh — later known as Gama Pehlwan or "The Great Gama" — was brought into the world on May 22, 1878 in Jabbowal Village in the Punjab Province of what was then known as British India
Gama had a turbulent youth, moving after death of his dad and again when his granddad passed, eventually living with his uncle, a grappler.
Acquiring an interest in extreme activity and wrestling from an exceptionally youthful age, Gama Pehlwan entered a strongman contest at 10 years old,
guaranteeing the best position among more than 400 contenders. From that point, his preparation and interest in wrestling just expanded.
By certain records, Gama's preparation at one point comprised of upwards of 5000 squats and 3000 pushups each day.
From the 1890s through 1910, Gama Pehlwan went on a dash of undefeated matches against India's most noteworthy grapplers,
Gama then developed his vocation universally by testing and overcoming the best grapplers in Britain
bringing about a match against title holder Stanislaus Zbyszko, which likewise finished in a draw.
Gama Pehlwan eventually crushed both of these rivals in rematches, procuring himself the titles of Champion of India
and World Champion. His profession crossed numerous many years and in excess of 5,000 matches, finishing undefeated.
Be that as it may, Gama Pehlwan was likewise a hero of individuals beyond the ring.