MC Mary Kom
Known as "Magnificent Mary", MC Mary Kom has been the World Amateur Boxing champion for 5 times. She was the only Indian woman boxer to qualify for Summer Olympics 2012 and also won a Bronze Medal...Read More
Mary’s life has never been a cake walk. Born into a poor family, she had to help her parents in fields apart from studies. In the school, she had keen interest in athletics. She gave up schooling post failing her matriculation exam for 9th and 10th. In 1998, the success of Dingko Singh inspired her to become a boxer and then there was no looking back.
Mary Kom proves that a woman is capable of pursing her passion irrespective of what the society believes in. She indeed faced many challenges during her journey towards pursuing her dream, but Mary Kom was determined and hence stood tall and never gave up.
Today her success story is known to the world. A mother of three, a responsible wife and a boxer, Mary Kom, we salute you for your achievements.Close
Lieutenant General Punita Arora
Lieutenant General Punita Arora is the first Indian woman to achieve the second highest rank i.e. Lieutenant General of Indian Armed Forces. She was also the first Vice admiral of Indian Navy in 2005...Read More
She has till date won 15 medals along with various awards in her career which includes Vishisht Seva Medal, Param Vishisht Seva Medal & Sena Medal awards. When the terrorist attacked on the army camp at Kaluchak in Jammu, she did not lose herself and displayed great leadership values by offering medical service to the needy.
Punita’s family arrived in India, post partition. Starting from nothing, they faced many hardships to reach where they are today. It was her family’s values and support that made Punita achieve this success.
Despite being at this high rank, Punita is very humble and does not believe in going gaga over her laurels in a male dominated field.Close
Achievements just need a vision and handwork, age is no bar.
Bhakti Sharma is the youngest open water swimmer in the world. She started swimming when she was 2.5 year old, inspired by her mother and coach Leena Sharma. 21 years of rigorous training and hard work has now made her the youngest female swimmer in the world to have swam all the 5 oceans and 7 seas...Read More
She recently made a world record of swimming Antarctic Ocean in one degree temperature, completing 1.4 miles in 52 minutes.
She has been participating in many State and District Level swimming competitions and her first open water swim was a 16 km swim from Uran port to Gateway of India in 2003, when she was 14.
She has also been nominated as World Open Water Swimming Woman of the Year 2014.Close
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