Happy Daughters day 2020: These daughters of India made their country proud

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Daughters of India who made country proud – Daughters are very special and precious. On this daughters day 2020, we bring you names of some of the Daughters of India who not only made their parents proud but also their country proud by proving themselves in every field and achieving some of the toughest goals one can ever think of. Let’s salute the spirit of womanhood and all the women out there, you’re doing a great job. We are so proud of you. Happy Daughters day!

daughters of India who made country proud

Daughters of India who made country proud

Anupriya Lakra

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  • 23-Year old Anupriya Lakra proved that dreams do come true. She is the daughter of Mariniyas Lakra, a Havildar in Odisha Police and Jamaj Yashmin Lakra, a homemaker.
  • She became the first woman pilot from Malkangiri district of Odisha to become the first female pilot from the backward region.
  • Anupriya Lakra became a pilot seven years after she quit engineering studies midway and joined an aviation academy in 2012.

Vedangi Kulkarni

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  • In 2018, Vedangi Kulkarni made India proud by becoming the fastest Asian to cycle the globe.
  • She was born in Pune, India and studied sports management at Bournemouth University, United Kingdom.
  • Vedangi started her journey from Pune and cycled into Kolkata, completing 29,000 km distance.

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Daughters of India who made country proud

Vinesh Phogat

Vinesh Phogat

  • Vinesh Phogat is an Indian wrestler who comes from the family of wrestlers. She is the cousin of Geeta Phogat and Babita Kumari, both international wrestlers and Commonwealth Games medalists.
  • She became the first Indian woman wrestler to win Gold in both Commonwealth and Asian games.
  • On February 18, 2019, Phogat became the First Indian Athlete to be nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards.
  • In 2019, Vinesh won the bronze medal in Asian Wrestling Championships by defeating World Championships bronze medalist Qianyu Pang (China), Yasar Dogu International, gold in Poland Open wrestling tournament in Warsaw.
  • She also won gold in Rome Ranking Series in 2020.

P.V. Sindhu

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  • Pusarla Venkata Sindhu or P. V. Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player born in Hyderabad.
  • During her entire career, Pusarla has won medals at various tournaments on the BWF circuit including a gold at the 2019 World Championships.
  • Sindhu made to the Forbes’ list of Highest-Paid Female Athletes in 2018 and 2019 with earnings of US$8.5 million and $5.5 million respectively.
  • She was named “BBC Indian Sportswoman of Year” on 8 March 2020.

Daughters of India who made country proud

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Elavenil Valarivan

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  • Elavenil Valarivan is a sport shooter from Tamil Nadu, India.
  • In 2018, Elavenil represented India at ISSF Junior World Cup and won a gold medal .
  • In 2019, she won silver in World University Games and Gold at World Junior World Cup Suhl 2019. Elavenil also won Gold at 2019 ISSF 10 meter Air Rifle world cup held in Rio de Jenerio on 28th August scoring 251.7.

Saina Nehwal

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  • Saina Nehwal started 2019 with a semi-final finish at the Malaysia Masters in January.
  • Defending her national championship title in Guwahati, Assam, Saina refused to play her singles match citing poor playing surface, and went on to win the National Championship by defeating top seed P.V. Sindhu. This is her 4th National title.
  • Her list of medals won include Bronze in 2012 London Olympic Games, Silver and Broze in World Championships, 2 Bronze in Uber Cup, 3 Gold, 1 silver, 1 broze in Commonwealth Games, 2 bronze in Asian Games, 3 bronze in Asian Championships, 1 Gold and 1 silver in World junior championsips, 1 Gold and 1 silver in Commonwealth Youth games.

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Mary Kom

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  • Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte, known as Mary Kom is an Indian Olympic boxer from Manipur.
  • She is the only woman boxer to won a medal in each one of the seven world championships and become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times.
  • She has been an inspiration to the women of the nation.

Daughters of India who made country proud

Hima Das

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  • Hima Das, known as Dhing Express is an Indian sprint runner who gave 8 golds to India at the age of 19.
  • On July 2, 2019, she won 200m Gold in Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland, in 23.65 seconds.
  • Then, on July 7, 2019, she again won 200m gold at the Kutno Athletics Meet with a time of 23.97 seconds.
  • She won gold on July 13, in 200m at the Kladno Athletics Meet in the Czech Republic with a time of 23.43 seconds.

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