Monday, 29 August 2016

Sports Women in India

Indian Sport Women, General

Slide show of Various Indian sport Women

National Award Winners
Non National Award Winners
Khel Ratna Award winners

Khel Ratna Award winning Indian Women from 1991 to 2016

1.     Karnam Malleswari (1994–95)

2.     Kunjarani Devi (1995–96)

3.     K. M. Beenamol and Anjali Bhagwat (2002)

4.     Anju Bobby George (2003)

5.     Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal (2010)

6.     Sania Mirza (2015)

7.     P. V. Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik (2016)


Top 10 Hottest Indian Sports Women

1.                                             Sharmila           Nicollet                         (Golf)
2.                                             Tania                Sachdev                       (Chess)
3.                                             Dipika               Pallikal                          (Squash)
4.                                             Saina                Nehwal                         (Badminton)
5.                                             Sania                Mirza                            (Tennis)
6.                                             Pratima            Singh                           (Basketball)
7.                                             Prachi               Tehlan                          (Netball)

8.                                             Sonika              Kaliraman                     (Wrestling)
9.                                             Sunitha            Rao                              (Tennis)
10.                                           Jwala                Gutta                            (Bad,imton)

1). Sharmila Nicollet

Sharmila Nicollet, Golfer

Sharmila Nicollet  is a talented youngest golfer and one of the most glamorous sports women in Indian sports She was the youngest to qualify for Ladies European tour and was a champion at the Hero-KGA tournament in 2012. She has won 11 titles on the Women’s Golf. She was born in Bangalore to French father Marc Nicollet and Indian mother Surekha. She pursued golf in 2002 at the age of 11. She is a former national sub-junior swimming champ with over 72 gold and silver medals won in state and national aquatic meets She was a state level athlete as well. Nicollet turned professional in 2009 when she was 18 years old.

2). Tania Sachdev

Tania Sachdev, Chess

Tania Sachdev is International Master and Woman Grandmaster at the age of eight. She was awarded Arjuna award in 2009. She has also been seen on the ramp.

3). Dipika Pallikal

Dipika Pallikal, squash

Dipika Pallikal, a squash player from Chennai won the German Open, Dutch Open, French Open, Australian Open, and Scottish Open on the European Junior Squash Circuit. Pallikal became the first Indian to reach the final of the Tournament of Champions squash meet in New York. Her the best ranking was 14th. She had signed a modeling contract with Globus Ltd. She
is credited as a significant squash player of India. She represents India at all levels along with Joshna Chinnapa.
4. Saina Nehwal:
Saina Nehwal, Badminton

·         Saina Nehwal, Badminton - Conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.
Saina Nehwal is currently ranked 5 in the world by Badminton World Federation. She is the first Indian woman to reach the singles quarterfinals at the Olympics She is also the first Indian to win the World Junior Badminton Championships. She is the top ranked women player in Indian Badminton history. 

5). Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza, Tennis
Sania Mirza with significant beauty and charm is among the most beautiful sportswomen in India. Her career is steady and has numerous titles to her name. She is the first Indian sportswomen to achieve Grand Slam title at US Open in 2005. In 2006 Asian Games Sania won silver medal in single women’s category and and gold in mixed doubles with Leander Paes. She is Arjuna and Padma Shri Award winner. She also models for a few top brands like TVS Scooty, Adidas, Hyundai Getz etc..

6) Pratima Singh:

Pratima Singh, Basketball

 Pratima Singh, a member of Indian Women’s National Basketball Team, Vice Captain of the when  Delhi University team and  was joint Best Player Award winner along with her sister  Akanksha Singh. Akanksha Singh was the Best player  and captain of the Indian women’s national basketball team in 2010.

7) Prachi Tehlan (Netball)
Prachi Tehlanm Netball
Prachi was the Captain of the Indian Netball Team in Commonwealth Games in 2010 and has her own style and sensibility.

8). Sonika Kaliraman (wrestler)

Sonika Kaliraman, Wrestler
Sonika Kaliraman from Haryana is the only woman wrestler who has represented India in the Asian Games. She was trained and encouraged by her father, the legendary wrestler Chandgi Ram. Sonika is one of the most glamorous women in Indian sports. She has even contested for Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi (season 2) and participated in Bigg Boss (season 5).
9). Sunitha Rao
Sunitha Rao, Tennis

She is one of the most beautiful Indian sports women. She won many titles during in tennis and represented India in Fed Cup...

10. Jwala Gutta (Badminton)

Jwala Gutta, Badminton
Jwala Gutta is mixed Chinese-Indian origin. She is seven times winner of National Badminton Championship. She won Sri Lanka International Satellite tournament in 2006 and Cyprus International Badminton tournament in 2007. Jwala is one of the best women's doubles Indian badminton Shruti Kurien and Ashwini Ponnappa had been her partners. Jwala has been confirmed with Arjuna Award and has won National Championships in badminton 13 times.

Karnam Malleswari, Weightlifting
Karnam Malleswari, Weightlifting

Conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Padma Shri, Arjuna Award, bronze medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics at Sydney lifting 110 kg.

Kunjarani Devi, Weightlifting
Born on March 1, 1968 in Imphal, Manipur Conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Award.

K M Beenamol, Track and field
Conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

Anjali Bhagwat: shooter

Anjali Bhagwat, shooter
Anjali Bhagwat (born December 5, 1969) is a professional Indian shooter. She became the World Number One in 10m Air Rifle in 2002 Conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Award.

Anju Bobby George Athlete

Anju Bobby George, Athlete
Conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

M C Mary Kom, boxing
Conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

P. V. Sindhu, Badminton
Conferred with Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Dipa Karmakar, gymnast

Dipa Karmakargymnast
First Indian woman gymnast to qualify for Olympics comfered with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Sakshi Malik, Wrestling
Won bronze medal at Rio Olympics 2016. Onferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

Asha Agarwal, Track and field
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Shikha Tandon: Swimming 
Shikha Tandon, Swimming
Shikha is a remarkably versatile Indian swimmer. She was the only swimmer representing India in 2004 Olympics in Athens. She has also been awarded the Arjuna award in 2005 Shikha’s beauty and her distinguished features are indeed adorable and make her one of the glamorous women in sports.

Shikha Uberoi: Tennis
Shikha Uberoi: Tennis

Shikha Uberoi is an Indo-American Tennis player for India in spite of her American citizenship. Shikha started tennis at the sge of 6 years.  She was trained at  Saddlebrook Resort, Bollettieri and Hopman Academies. She won 3 ITF Women’s Circuit singles titles.

Aparna Popat, Badminton
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Ashwini Ponnappa, Badminton
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Bula Choudhury, Swimming
Conferred with Padma Shri, Arjuna Award. Indian Mermaid Queen of Oceans – names like these are all over the internet describing the Indian Swimmer Bula Choudhury, Born in 1970. 

Chekrovolu Swuro, Archery
Conferred with Arjuna Award Nagaland Olympic archer

Deepika Kumari, Archery 
Conferred with Arjuna Award Archery World Cup three medals

Dola Banerjee, Archery

Conferred with Arjuna Award 

Dronavalli Harika, Chess
Dronavalli Harika, Chess

Conferred with Arjuna Award  Won 1st Hangzhou WGM Tournament Ju Wenjun

Geeta Zutshi, Track and field
 Conferred with Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

Geetika Jakhar, Wrestling
Conferred with Arjuna Award Geetika Jakhar claimed 21st silver medal for India 

Jyotirmoyee Sikdar, Track and field 
Conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

P. T. Usha, Track and field 
Conferred with Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

Jhulan Goswami, Cricket 
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Kamaljeet Sandhu, Track and field
Conferred with Padma Shri

Koneru Humpy, Chess
Conferred with Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

M D Valsamma, Track and field 
Conferred with Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

Manjeet Kaur, Track and field
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Madhumita Bisht, Badminton
Conferred with Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

Mithali Raj, Cricket

Conferred with Arjuna Award

Neelam Jaswant Singh, Track and field 
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Nisha Millet, Swimming
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Poulomi Ghatak, Table Tennis
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Pritam Rani Siwach, Hockey

Pritam Rani Siwach, Hockey
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Reeth Abraham, Track and field
Long Jump Conferred with Arjuna Award.

Sandhya Agarwal, Cricket
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Shiny Abraham, Track and field 
Conferred with Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

J. J. Shobha, Track and field

J. J. Shobha, Track and field
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Soma Biswas, Track and field
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Stephie D'Souza, Track and field

D'Souza was part of the Indian team that won the gold in the 4 × 100 m relay in the 1954 Asian Games and a bronze in1958. She won a silver in the 200 m, creating an Asian record in the semifinal, and finished fourth in the 100 m in the latter competition. At one point, she held the national records in 100 m, 200 m, 400 m and 800 m.  First winner of  Arjuna Award  She died in Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) at the age of 61

Sunita Rani, Track and field
Conferred with Padma Shri, Arjuna Award.

Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi, Chess
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Lalita Babar Athlete

Lalita Babar Athlete
Conferred with Arjuna Award

Pinki Pramanik athletics

Pinki Pramanik athletics
India’s Pinki Pramanik stole the show in athletics at the South Asian Games in Colombo

Sarjubala Devi, Boxer
2011 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships gold medalist.

Priyadarshini, Ultra Marathon Runner
Priyadarshini, Ultra Marathon Runner

Anisa Sayyed, Shooting
Anisa Sayyed, Shooting

Anuradha Biswal, Track and field
Anuradha Biswal, Track and field

Ashwini Nachappa
Ashwini Nachappa

Bobby Aloysius, Track and field

Former Asian high jump champion and Olympian Bobby Aloysius. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat

Chhanda Gayen, Mountaineering 

Chhanda Gayen, Mountaineering 
First Bengali woman to climb Mount Everest

Divya Singh, Basketball
Divya Singh, Basketball

Geeta Singh, Wrestling
Geeta Singh, Wrestling

Joshna Chinappa, Squash
Joshna Chinappa of India claimed her first ever dream title of a WSA event at home when she came from behind in the third game to beat

Harwant Kaur, Track and field
Harwant Kaur, Track and field

Kavita Raut, Track and field Marathon Runner
Kavita Raut, Track and field Marathon Runner

Krishna Poonia, Track and field
Krishna Poonia, Track and field

Krushnaa Patil, Mountaineering
Krushnaa Patil, Mountaineering

Mary Dsouza Sequeira
Mary Dsouza Sequeira

conferred with Dyan Chand Award, ((Track and Field)) and ((Field Hockey)) First Double International, winner in First Asian Games Silver and Bronze and Gold Second Asian Games. First Indian Woman Contingent to go to Olympics in Helsinki in 1952.

Prajusha Maliakkal, Track and field
Prajusha Maliakkal, Track and field

Neha Aggarwal, table tennis
Neha Aggarwal, table tennis

Rahi Sarnobat, Shooting
The biggest day in her international career, 23-year-old Rahi Sarnobat clinched India's first gold medal in the World Cup in Changwon

Renubala Chanu, Weightlifting
Renubala Chanu, Weightlifting

Santhi Soundarajan,
Santhi Soundarajan,

Winner of 11 International Medals
50 Medals for her home state Tamil Nadu.

Seema Antil, Track and field
Seema Antil, Track and field

Vinesh Phogat,  wrestling
Vinesh Phogat  wrestling

Indian teenager Vinesh Phogat registered a thrilling 11-8 win over England's Yana Rattigan to clinch the gold medal in the women's freestyle 48kg wrestling competition.

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