5 Sportswomen From The North East India We Ought To Know About

Anuradha Devi Thokchom

She took birth on February 2, 1989, Anuradha plays forward in the Indian Women National Hockey group. At such a youthful age, Anuradha as of now has above 80 global cups shockingly. She helped India secure the bronze decoration in Asian Games 2014.

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu

Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, who secured gold for India in 48 kg classification in weightlifting in CWG 2018, made a Commonwealth Games record with a stunning aggregate of 196 focuses. In the snatch, Mirabai lifted 80 kg, 84 kg, and 86 kg, while in Clean and Jerk she lifted 103 kg, 107 kg and 110 kg.

Mirabai is the sole second Indian weightlifter after Karnam Malleswari to get the World Champion title in November 2017. Karnam won the gold in 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Canada.

Dipa Karmakar 

Gymnast Dipa Karmarkar got the entire nation discussing her extraordinary presentation at the Rio Olympics 2016. Dipa is credited for getting aerobatic into the spotlight of the nation, where it was nearly non-existent.

In spite of the fact that she missed Bronze at the Rio Olympics with a slight edge, her presentation and exertion were profoundly valued by everyone. Up until this point, she has packed away around 77 national and universal awards in her profession. Unfortunately, Dipa isn’t a part of the gymnastic crew in the Gold Coast because of injury.

Bombayla Devi Laishram

A star archer from Manipur, Bombayla Devi Laishram won Gold for India in 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. She is an Arjuna Awardee and represented the nation in Beijing, London, and Rio Olympics. She has enlisted a few global successes in her profession.

MC Mary Kom

Last but not the least, comes the name of MC Mary Kom. The five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, Mary Kom is one of the greatest donning symbols of the nation. She won bronze in the 2012 London Olympics and scripted history by turning into the nation’s only woman fighter to win an award at the games. Mary Kom got Padma Bhushan in 2013.

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