Amazing sportswomen who made India proud

May 18, 2016, 19:40 PM IST
Sania Mirza - She has established herself as the most successful female Indian tennis player ever and one of the highest-paid and high-profile athletes in the country. She is currently at the top in WTA doubles rankings.
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Sania Mirza - She has established herself as the most successful female Indian tennis player ever and one of the highest-paid and high-profile athletes in the country. She is currently at the top in WTA doubles rankings.

Saina Nehwal - Saina Nehwal is the first woman in India's sporting history to reach the World No 1 rank in Badminton. The Ace shuttler also won maiden Olympic medal for the country in badminton.
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Saina Nehwal - Saina Nehwal is the first woman in India's sporting history to reach the World No 1 rank in Badminton. The Ace shuttler also won maiden Olympic medal for the country in badminton.

Saba Anjum Karim - Former national hockey player, who was awarded Padma Shri, Arjuna Award and was the youngest of all participants in hockey competition at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester.
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Saba Anjum Karim - Former national hockey player, who was awarded Padma Shri, Arjuna Award and was the youngest of all participants in hockey competition at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester.

Mithali Raj - The Indian Women's Cricket Team skipper is the first woman from Asia to score a double hundred in Tests.
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Mithali Raj - The Indian Women's Cricket Team skipper is the first woman from Asia to score a double hundred in Tests.

PV Sindhu - The ace shuttler became the first ever Indian women's singles player to win a medal at the World Championships in 2013.
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PV Sindhu - The ace shuttler became the first ever Indian women's singles player to win a medal at the World Championships in 2013.

Arunima Sinha - The 27 year-old is first Indian amputee to climb the Mt. Everest and made the country proud.
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Arunima Sinha - The 27 year-old is first Indian amputee to climb the Mt. Everest and made the country proud.

MC Mary Kom - She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six World Championships.
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MC Mary Kom - She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six World Championships.

Heena Sidhu - She became India's first top ranked pistol shooter last year.
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Heena Sidhu - She became India's first top ranked pistol shooter last year.

Geeta Phogat - She is India's first woman wrestler to qualify for the Olympics in the year 2012.
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Geeta Phogat - She is India's first woman wrestler to qualify for the Olympics in the year 2012.