Learning - General Education | 5-18 yrs

10 Indian Women Sports Celebrities Your Child Must Know

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Women sports stars of India have not only made the nation proud but also made their mark in the field of international sports. From breaking individual records to winning medals on the world stage, these women have showed grit, determination and true sportsmanship on the field and off it.

Share this ClipBook with your child to educate him about India's top women sports stars.

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P V Sindhu

To excel in any field of life, you need a performer and the support cast. The performer cannot thrive without a good support cast and vice versa. Badminton champion, PV Sindhu is a shining example of this. The ace shuttler is a role model for mill...

Sania Mirza

Tennis star Sania Mirza is a trendsetter and inspiration for many youngsters. In her illustrious career thus far, Sania has four Grand Slam titles to her credit and was ranked No.1 in the world in women’s doubles.

Mary Kom

A sportswoman who has made India proud with her glorious achievements, Mary Kom is a boxer—the only Indian woman boxer who managed to qualify for the 2012 Summer Olympics where she also won a Bronze Medal. A five-time world amateur boxing champion...

Saina Nehwal

Born on the 17th of March 1990 in Hisar, Haryana, Saina Nehwal first burst onto the Indian badminton scene as a 15-year-old in 2005, when she defeated nine time National champion Aparna Popat at the Asian Satellite Championships in New Delhi. From...

Mithali Raj

Mithali Raj was all of 19 too when she stunned the world by breaking the World Record for the highest individual Test score, by scoring 214 at Taunton, England. Although women’s cricket in India often gets overshadowed by the vastly popular men in...

Humpy Koneru

She was Asia's youngest Woman International Master, India's youngest Woman Grandmaster. At the age of 15 years she broke Judit Polgar's record to become the youngest woman player in the world to be a full-fledged grandmaster. A Arjuna award and Pa...

Heena Sidhu

Sidhu began her career back in 2006 with the participation in junior and senior teams. Sidhu’s first medal came in 2009 ISSF World Cup in Beijing where she bagged a silver and followed it with another silver medal in the Women’s 10m air pistol tea...

Jyothi Surekha Vennam

Jyothi Surekha Vennam was instrumental in India's compound team clinching two medals at the Archery World Cup. From winning three medals from the two World Cups, breaking the individual national record, and then climbing to the second spot in rank...

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