Source: Yougle Bhaskar (Dainik Bhaskar-16-Feb-2018)

success stories of sports personalities

Rani Rampal (born 4 December 1994) is an Indian field hockey player. At the age of 15, she was the youngest player in the national team which participated in the 2010 World Cup. She has completed her schooling but was not able to get the graduate degree due to practice sessions and matches which were lined up.She plays as forward in her team. She has played 212 international matches and scored 134 goals. She is currently the Captain for Indian Women’s Hockey Team. She is considered to be one of the best women hockey players in the world. She is also well known as a striker who often doubles up as mid-fielder. She has a great fascination with CWG.

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Jeakson Singh Thounaojam (born 21 June 2001) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Indian Arrows in the I-League on loan from Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League. He scored India’s first ever goal in a FIFA tournament, by scoring against Colombia in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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Deepika Kumari (born 13 June 1994) is an Indian athlete who competes in the event of archery, is currently ranked World No. 5, and is a former world number one. She won a gold medal in the 2010 Commonwealth games in the women’s individual recurve event. She also won a gold medal in the same competition in the women’s team recurve event along with Dola Banerjee and Bombayala Devi.

Kumari qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where she competed in the Women’s Individual and Women’s team events, finishing in eighth place in the latter.

She was conferred the Arjuna Award, India’s second highest sporting award in the year 2012 by President of India Pranab Mukherjee. In February 2014, she was honored with FICCI Sportsperson of the Year Award. The Government of India awarded her the civilian honour of the Padma Shri in 2016

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Jamuna Boro (born 7 May 1997) is an Indian woman boxer from the village of Belsiri, Sonitpur district, Assam.

Before boxing she used to play wushu in her village. In 2009 she was brought to Sports Authority of India, Guwahati for selection trials. She has represented the state Assam and country India on various national and international levels since 2010. She is included in the Elite Womens team. Boro won a silver medal in the 56th Belgrade Womens Boxing Tournament

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Prithvi Pankaj Shaw (born 9 November 1999) is an Indian cricketer and former India national under-19 cricket team captain who played for Middle Income Group (MIG) Cricket Club in Mumbai and was the captain of Rizvi Springfield High School and the Mumbai under-16 team. In November 2013 he had set the highest score by any batsman in any organised form of cricket since 1901 when he hit 546 in a Harris Shield elite division match until the record was surpassed by Pranav Dhanawade on 4 January 2016.

A right-hand, opening batsman, whose abilities as a cricketing prodigy have led to repeated comparisons with Sachin Tendulkar. He made his first international appearance on 4 October 2018 and became the second-youngest Indian after Tendulkar to make a Test century and the youngest Indian to do on Test debut.

Shaw was a central figure in the documentary film Beyond All Boundaries and has twice selected to travel to England to further his cricketing education.

Shaw has earned a deal worth Rs 36 lakh with SG, which has been endorsed by stalwarts like Sunil Gavaskar, Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag in the past.

He made his first-class debut for Mumbai in the semi-finals of the 2016–17 Ranji Trophy on 1 January 2017. He scored a century in the second innings and was man of the match. He earned another distinction by scoring a century in his debut match of the Duleep Trophy and equalled the record held by Sachin Tendulkar who had scored for the first time a century each in his debut matches of Ranji Trophy and Duleep Trophy. In December 2017, he was named captain of India’s squad for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He led India in the final where they beat Australia by 8 wickets to win their fourth Under-19 World Cup.

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