Deepika Kumari: Making a mark in the archery world

  • Name: Deepika Kumari
  • Date of Birth: 13 June, 1994
  • City: Ranchi
  • Top Achievement: First Indian woman to reach World No.1 in archery
  • Trivia: Deepika never used to miss the target while aiming for mangoes with stones in her childhood.

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‘Magnificent’ Mary Kom

Name: MC Mary Kom

Nick Name: Magnificent Mary

Date of Birth: 1 March 1983

City: Manipur

Top Achievement: Women’s Five-time World Boxing Champion

Trivia: Mary Kom carried the Indian tricolour during the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Continue reading “‘Magnificent’ Mary Kom”

Sania Mirza: The Golden Girl of Indian Tennis

Name: Sania Mirza

Date of Birth: 15 November 1986

City: Mumbai

Top Achievement: Highest ranked female tennis player ever from India with a career high ranking of 27 in singles and 7 in doubles.

Trivia: Sania is married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik. Continue reading “Sania Mirza: The Golden Girl of Indian Tennis”

Saina Nehwal: India’s badminton ace

Name: Saina Nehwal

Date of Birth: 17 March 1990

City: Dhindar, Uttar Pradesh

Top Achievement: Bronze medal at 2012 Beijing Olympics

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Dipika Pallikal: India’s squash queen

Name: Dipika Rebecca Pallikal

Date of Birth: 21 September 1991

City: Chennai

Top Achievement: World No. 10 in women’s squash rankings

Trivia: Features in the Top 50 Beautiful Women of India in a list released by Femina Magazine. Continue reading “Dipika Pallikal: India’s squash queen”