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5 Women Sport Achievers in India

By akshara_rajan ⊚

Five Women Sport achievers in India:

1. Mary Kom:

Mary Kom is a five times World Boxing Champion and only boxer to win a medal in every one of the six world championships. In 2012, she became the first Indian women boxer to hold this history.


2. Mithali Raj:

Mithali Raj is an eminent Indian woman cricketer. She also served as Indian captain in her journey. She became the first Indian cricketer from India to score 2000 runs in T20. She sets an example for all budding cricketers.


3. Bachendri Pal:

Bachendri Pal is an Indian mountaineer. She was born in May 24, 1954. On 23rd May 1984 reached the summit of Mount Everest. She was the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest.  She was honored with Padma Shri award.


4. Karnam Malleswari:

She is an Indian sportsperson and weight lifter. In addition, she is the first woman to win the Olympics in the history. She took the bronze medal in Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and became the first to win Olympic medal.


5. Dipa Karmakar:

She is the first Indian gymnast to participate in Olympics. Although she lost medal, she won hearts. She finished fourth in the women’s gymnastics.