Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Neha Aggarwal (Born January 11, 1990) is an Indian table tennis player who participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games held in Beijing, China.
Neha was the winner of 2005 Junior National Table Tennis Championship. Neha also won 2007 Youth National Championship and All India Inter Institution Table Tennis Championship.
Neha participated in 2006 and 2008 World Table Tennis Championships. She also participated in 4 World Junior Championships from 2005 to 2008.
She won Gold medal in doubles 2008 Pune Commonwealth Youth Games. In 2009 Scotland Commonwealth Championship Neha clinched bronze medal. Neha won silver medal in singles and mixed doubles in 2010 Maldives Golden Jubilee Invitational Tournament.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Trupti Murgunde (Born June 3, 1982 at Pune, India) is an Indian badminton player who plays women's singles event. She is currently the eight highest ranking Indian in the women's singles badminton. Trupti also won the 2009 National Championship. Her current world ranking is 90.
Trupti was born in Pune, and later shifted to Bangalore to polish her badminton skills at the Tata Padukone badminton academy.
In 2009, Trupti won the Yonex Czech Open International title at Brno, Czech Republic. She also won the NPL All-India ranking badminton championship 2009 at the KBA court stadiums in Bangalore.
In 2010 Trupti clinched the National Badminton Championship women's singles title for the first time, at Guwahati.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Bombayla Devi Laishram (Born February 22, 1985 in Imphal East, Manipur) is an Indian woman archer. She represented India in 2008 Beijing Olympics and London Olympics 2012.
In 2008 Beijing Olympics She failed to reach in the finals of women's individual as well as team events. With Dola Banerjee and Pranitha Vardhineni, she was ranked sixth in the team event qualifiers, but lost to China in the quarterfinals. In the individual event, she was ranked 22nd in the qualifiers, but lost in the round of 64.
In 2012 London Olympics, Bombayla Devi failed to reach in the quarterfinals. She pulled out in the per-quarterfinals of the women's individual recurve event losing from Mexico's Roman Aida.
Sunday, June 30, 2013
Garima Chaudhary (Born April 2, 1990 in Meerut, India) is an Indian judoka. She is the country's sole judoka in the Women's (63 kg) category who represented India at the 2012 London Olympics.
Garima took part at the 2011 World Judo Championships held in Paris and at the World Cup as a part of her qualification for the 2012 Summer Olympics. At the 2012 Asian Judo Championships held in Tashkent, she finished seventh in the 63 kg category with 34 points and the eligibility to represent India at the London Olympics.
India's sports administrators believed that Garima is a good medal hope at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and the Incheon Asian Games.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Heena Sidhu (Born August 29, 1989 in Lidhiana) is an Indian shooter. She battle in the Women's 10 metre Air Pistol event. In 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, Heena won the gold medal in women's Pairs 10 metre air pistol with Annu Raj Singh and also won a silver medal in the singles event.
Heena has been a involved in shooting since 2006 when she was in 12th standard and by the end of that year she came into the National Junior Team. Heena is right handed shooter with right being her dominant eye played for the Patiala Club.
Heena won silver medal in ISSF World Cup 2009 at Beijing. She also got 1st position in the women's 10 metre air pistol at the national championship 2009 at Kerala. At Guangzhou China 2010 Asian Games, Heena, along with Annu Raj Singh and Sonia Rai, won a silver medal in the Women's 10m Air Pistol Team event.
In 2012 London Summer Olympics, Sidhu member of the Indian squad that represented the nation finished 12th in the qualification round of Women's 10 metre air pistol event.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Poonam Raut (Born 14 October 1989 in India) is a left hand batsman and an occasional slow left arm orthodox bowler from India. She has played in 28 women's one-day internationals and 27 Twenty20 internationals for India.
Poonam made her ODI debut against the West Indies team in March 19, 2009. Her Twenty20 debut was against the Pakistan women's team in June 13, 2009 at the County Ground, Taunton.
Poonam has played in 28 women's one-day internationals and 27 Twenty20 internationals for India.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Prachi Tehlan (Born 2 October 1989 in Nangli Sakrawati, Delhi, India) is an Indian netball player. In 2010 Commonwealth Games, Prachi lead the Indian national netball team as captain.
Prachi started playing Basketball at the age of 12 when she was in class 8th. She turned to net ball after representing the India Under-19 basketball team when she was just 14 years old.
Prachi Tehlan began playing netball in 2007, when her college director asked her to participate in the netball inter- college tournament. She griped this opportunity with both hands.
After 3 years of playing Netball, Prachi became captain of the Indian netball team in the Commonwealth Games 2010 at a very young age. She has a good shooting action and accuracy. She is a well known netball shooter in India.
Her six-foot plus frame and her good looks have always made her popular. Prachi is a management student. She loves to read books, watch Television and listen to music, she also like travelling and photography.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Sunitha Rao (Born October 27, 1985 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is a former American professional tennis player of Indian background. representing India in the women's doubles event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Sunitha has also played for India on the Fed Cup and played for United States on all other occasions.
Sunitha Rao won 8 career titles on the ITF Women's Circuit and she reached 7 finals in singles. She has played on many WTA Tour events. In 2007, Sunitha reached her highest WTA Singles ranking place 181 and in Doubles 120.
Rao played her first WTA match at the 2002 Brasil Open - Women's Singles event. She was out in the second round. In Hansol Korea Open 2004 she was not entered in second round, she was also not entered in second round of Internationaux de Strasbourg 2005 tournament.
Sunitha Rao played at the Sunfeast Open where she beat Neha Uberoi in the first round before beaten by Elena Likhovtseva in second round. Sunitha took part at the Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic 2006, where she beaten by lost to Angelique Widjaja in the First Round. She also suffered a first round deficit at the 2007 Sunfeast Open.
Sunitha Rao defeated Sandy Gumulya in the First Round of the Sunfeast Open to advance to the second round where she lost to Anne Keothavong. She then lost in the first round of the Bell Challenge to Alina Jidkova. Sunitha received an entry into the PTT Pattaya Open via a Lucky Loser spot. She beat Junri Namigata before losing to Ekaterina Bychkova.
Sunitha Rao received the best result of her WTA career at the 2008 DFS Classic in Birmingham where she entered into third round. She beat Petra Kvitova in the first round and Naomi Cavaday in the second but beaten in third round by Alona Bondarenko.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
P. V. Sindhu (born 5 July 1995 in Hyderabad) is a rising badminton player from India. Her full name is Pusarla Venkata Sindhu. She entered in to top 20 ranking with 20th position in the Badminton World Ranking on 21st September 2012. She is also ranked 3 in the BWF Junior Rankings.
P. V. Sindhu coach in Gopichand Badminton Academy at the Hyderabad and is supported by Olympic Gold Quest. P. V. Sindhu, daughter of former International Volleyball player and 1986 Asian Games bronze Medallist P. V. Ramana.
Sindhu was a bronze medalist at the 2009 Sub-Junior Asian Badminton Championships held in Colombo. She is also a bronze medal winner in the Junior Asian Championship held at Colombo in 2010. She won the silver medal in the singles category of 2010 Iran Fajr International Badminton Challenge.
Sindhu reached the quarterfinals of the 2010 Junior World Badminton Championships that was held in Mexico. She was also the youngest member of the Indian team member in 2010 Uber Cup. She finished 2010 with winning a bronze medal in the Indian Open Grand Prix International Badminton Tournament held at Hyderabad.
Sindhu won a bronze medal at the U-19 Asian Championships held at Lucknow in 2011. She won two senior national ranking tournaments in 2011.
In 2012, Sindhu won Asia Youth Under 19 Championship beating Japanese Player Nozomi Okuhara in final. She reached the semi-finals of China Masters 2012, in the quarter-finals she defeated London 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Li Xuerui.
Sindhu finished 2012 with runner-up in the Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold event held in Lucknow in December. She reached her career best ranking as 19.