In an interview, Sweety said that her father put her ahead of others and supported her in every way he could. “I would tell coaches to lend me spikes, and I would show I deserved them by winning,” she stated.
In September 2018, Anjum became the first Indian shooter to secure am Olympic quota for India. She claimed silver medal in Women’s 10m air rifle event at ISSF World Championships in South Korea and emerged on top.
At the South Asian Games, women are the passive-aggressive champions. With 312 medals one can see women triumph written all over the scoreboard.
Indian Boxing league to be held from December 2-21. It will be a warm-up competition for both Mary Kom and Nikhat Zareen who will face off each other in a trial after the league for an entry into the Olympics Qualifiers.
Shreyasi shot 42 out of 50 birds to claim the medal, bettered topper Rajeshwari Kumari of Punjab who managed 38 hits to settle for silver.
Veteran women’s rifle shooter Sawant, who also competes in the 50m rifle prone, shot an incredible gold at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, last year.
“Don’t try to overdo anything. Take circumstantial decision. Avoid being overbearing. And, pursue your passion, no matter what.” – Manju Rani
In Stuttgart, Germany, Biles, four-time Olympic gold medallist, participated in her fifth world championship. She now has claimed more medals at the international event than any other male or female gymnast in history.
Having lost her father in 2010 to cancer, Manju Rani overcame loss and financial crisis, and is now set to bring India glory.
Of 21 medals Biles won this is her 15th career gold medal, breaking a tie with the Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina. She now breaks the record for the most medals by a woman at the world championships, two steps away from breaking Vitaly Scherbo’s all-time record — men or women — of 23.
The 2012 London Olympics bronze-medallist now aims to change the shade of her medal to gold, eyes to seal a Tokyo Olympic Games berth in the new weight category. Mary has six gold medals and silver at the World Championships so far.
Mithali Raj has finished 20 years and 105 days in the most distinguished form of cricket. Reputably, Mithali had played her 1st-ever ODI for India in June 1999 versus Ireland.