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List of Indian sportswomen

M. A. Prajusha

Malathi Krishnamurthy Holla

Manjari Bhargava

Manpreet Kaur

Mary Ann Gomes

Mary Kom

Mayookha Johny

Meena Kumari (weightlifter)

Meena Parande

Monika Devi

Mrunalini Kunte

Ngangbam Soniya Chanu

Ngangom Bala Devi

Nirmal Kaur

Nirmala Devi (wrestler)

Nisha Mohota

O. P. Jaisha

Oinam Bembem Devi

Prashanti Singh

Pritam Rani Siwach

Purnima Mahato

Rahi Sarnobot

Rajwinder Kaur (judoka)

Rimil Buriuly

Rohini Khadilkar

Rucha Pujari

Saba Anjum Karim

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Santosh Yadav

Sarojini Gogte

Sayali Gokhale

Seema Antil

Shiba Maggon

Sita Sahu

Stephie D'Souza

Sucheta Kadethankar

Sudha Singh

Suman Deodhar

Suman Kundu

Suman Rawat

Sunder Deodhar

Sunila Apte

Sunita Puri

Surinder Kaur (field hockey)

Swati Ghate

Tara Deodhar

Tejaswini Sawant

Vandana Rao

Vandana Shanbagh

Vasanti Khadilkar

W. Sandhyarani Devi

Yumnam Chanu

  

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The Hindu

The Hindu
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 03:15:00 -0800

Of the 57 medals that India won at the Asian Games last month, women accounted for 27, surpassing the 20 in Guangzhou four years ago, the 17 in Doha in 2006, and the 13 in Busan in 2002 (all excluding mixed events). The numbers make fine reading, ...
 
Hindustan Times
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 05:41:15 -0800

“With Indian sportswomen like Mary Kom and Saina Nehwal breaking on to the international stage and cornering glory, parents have started believing that, apart from academics, their daughters can also make a name for themselves through sports.

PINKVILLA

PINKVILLA
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:37:30 -0700

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who is now busy promoting the ancient sport of kabaddi, says Indian sportswomen are not given their due credit. "I personally feel that Indian women in sports are not given due credit. This is a small step and I am ...
 
Daily Bhaskar
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 05:22:30 -0700

New Delhi: Ever since PT Usha set the tracks on fire in the eighties, participation of women in sports in India has come of age. With athletes like Anju Bobby George, Saina Nehwal, Sania Mirza et al, the sports sphere in India has never really been ...
 
Times of India
Fri, 05 Mar 2010 16:55:10 -0800

The Indian sportswoman is a work in progress. She has made phenomenal strides in the past decade or so. Progress is most visible in her work ethic as she has gone from amateur to professional. She is as comfortable on the court and the tracks as she is ...
 
Economic Times
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 07:48:45 -0700

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated the hockey team and women athletes who won gold medals in Incheon Asian Games, saying the winners have made India very proud. "Very good day for India at the Asian Games," he tweeted.
 
Times of India
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 18:08:28 -0700

Dronacharya, Indian mythology's greatest coach, banished an aspiring and brilliant low-caste archer from his camp lest his favourite student, Arjuna, be upstaged. Eklavya paid with his thumb for his audacity. Today, Indian sportswomen are akin to the ...
 
Economic Times
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:21:49 -0700

One of the best things to happen to Indian Olympic sports in recent times is the immortalisation of some of the success stories in the form of biopics. A trend that started in earnest with Chak De! India was carried forward by Paan Singh Tomarand Bhaag ...
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