Swapna Barman: Swapna Barman (born 29 October, 1996) is an Indian Heptathlete. She took home an Olympic gold medal during the the 2018 Asian Games and placed first in the Heptathlon at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships. In August she was awarded her the Arjuna Award.
Deep Grace Ekka: Deep Grace Ekka (born 3 June 1994) is an Indian female field hockey player. She is a member of the Indian Women’s Hockey Team. Deep Grace Ekka was born on June 3, 1994, in a small town called Lulkidhi within the Sundergarh district in Odisha. The Ekkas are the daughters of Charles as well as Jayamani Ekka.
Dola Banerjee: Dola Banerjee is an Indian sportswoman who plays archery. Dola Banerjee is the daughter Ashok Banerjee and Kalpana Banerjee. Her birthplace was in Baranagar close to Kolkata. She attended Baranagar School Rajkumari Memorial Girls’ School.
Kunjarani Devi: Nameirakpam Kunjarani Devi (born 1 March 1966) is the most decorated Indian sportswoman in weightlifting. Devi was born March 1, 1968 in Kairang Mayai Leikai in Imphal to a Meitei Hindu family. She first began taking an keen interest in sport while at Imphal’s Sindam Sinshang resident High School in 1978.
Tejaswini Sawant: Tejaswini Sawant (born 12 September 1980) is an Indian shooter from the Maharashtrian city of Kolhapur. She has a father named Ravindra Sawant. Ravindra Sawant was a captain with the Indian Navy.
Limba Ram: Limba Ram is an Indian archer who has represented India at international tournaments. He was a part of three Olympics. He set a world archery record in 1992 during the Asian Archery Championships in Beijing. He was presented with his Padma Shri Award in 2012.
Vikas Gowda: Vikas Shive Gowda (born 5 July 1983) is an Indian discus thrower and shot putter. Born in Mysore and grew up within Frederick, Maryland in the United States. The father of his, Shive Gowda was the coach of 1988’s Indian Olympic track team. Vikas Gowda was the recipient of the Padma Shri awardee in 2017.
Rahul Aware: Rahul Balasaheb Aware (born 2 November 1991) is an Indian male freestyle wrestler who is in the freestyle men’s category of 57 kg. He was awarded the Gold medal in the 57kg division at the Commonwealth Games.He was a pupil under the late Olympian the late Harishchandra Birajdar.
Virdhawal Khade: “Virdhawal Vikram Khade’ (born 29 August 1991) (Marathi: virdhvl khaadde) is an Indian swimmer. He participated in the male 50, 100, and 200 metres Freestyle Swimming events during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing setting the Indian record for the nation in the 100 meters Freestyle.
Bhakti Sharma: Bhakti Sharma (born 30 November 1989) is an Indian Open water swimmer. Sharma was the very first Asian woman, and also the youngest person in the world to break a record for open water swimming Antarctic waters. Sharma was able to swim 1.4 miles (2.3 kilometers) at 41.14 minutes at temperatures of 1 degree Celsius (34 degF) and broke the record set by Lynne Cox (USA) and Lewis Pugh (Great Britain).
Mouma Das: Mouma Das (born 24 February 1984) is a professional Indian Table tennis athlete. Born and raised in Kolkata, West Bengal, she has played for India in international competitions since the beginning of 2000. Das has been awarded numerous gold medals during the Commonwealth Games including a gold in the Women’s Team Competition in 2018.
Sarita Gayakwad: Saritaben Laxmanbhai Gayakwad (born 1 June 1994) is an Indian sprinter, who is a specialist in the 400-metre and 400m hurdles. She was a part of the Indian women’s 4 400-metre relay team which won silver at the 2017 Asian Games.
Aparna Popat: Aparna Popat (born 18 January 1978) is an ex- Indian badminton athlete. She was the national champion of India with a record of nine times, when she took home all the senior national championships from 1997 and 2006.
Ninthoinganba Meetei Khumanthem Ninthoinganba Meetei (born 13 July 2001) is an Indian professional footballer who is an winger with the Indian Super League club Chennaiyin as well as the India national under-20 team.
Poulomi Ghatak: Poulomi Ghatak is a table tennis player from West Bengal, India. She has won three national junior titles (1996 1998, 1999, and) and 7 senior national titles from 1998 and.
Mandeep Kaur: Mandeep Kaur (born 19 April 1988 in Jagadhri) is an Indian athlete who competes mainly in the 400m race. She participated in the 2008 Olympic Games, but failed to get through in the initial round. Mandeep Kaur took home silver medals for the female 4-x 400 m relays in the 2010 Commonwealth Games and the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games
Divya Kakran: Divya Kakran (born 1998) is a freestyler from India. Divya has won 60 medals. Among them are 17 gold medals from the Delhi State Championship, and has been awarded the Bharat Kesari title eight times.
Leslie Claudius: Leslie Walter Claudius (25 March 1927 – 20th December 2012) was an Indian field hockey player from Bilaspur. He was a student at the South Eastern Railway (Now SECR) English Medium School Bilaspur which produced numerous national athletes.
Geethu Anna Jose: Geethu Anna Jose (born 30 June 1985 in Kollad, Kottayam, Kerala, India) is an Indian basketball player who is named captain of the Indian women’s basketball team.
Jasvir Singh: Jasvir Singh (born on April 4, 1984) is an Indian professional Kabaddi player. He was part of the India national team for kabaddi that was awarded the Asian Games Gold medal in 2014 as well as the World Cup in 2016. He is from Panipat and works for the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).
Manjit Singh: Manjit Singh (born 1 September 1989, also known by the name Manjit Singh Chahal) is an Indian middle distance runner who specializes in the 1500 and 800 meters events. Manjit Singh represented India in the 2018 Asian Games where he was awarded the gold medal in the 800 metre event in Jakarta.