9 Badass Sportswomen You Need to Follow Right Now!

Women and sports! Now that we have your attention, let's talk about some of the badass sportswomen of our country.

The women athletes made quite a mark at the Olympics this time for India. Three women tasted glory with their hard work, passion, and humility and the entire nation stood up and took notice.

It not just showed us how accomplished and industrious Indian athletes are irrespective of gender but also brought to limelight the unsung heroes of our nation. Whether football, cricket, chess or any other sport, we have champions who know that nothing is impossible.

They are inspiring. intermediating, and incredibly talented. Here, meet some heroes when we think of women sportspersons in India.

Dipa Karmakar

This gymnast from Agartala is a source of inspiration to everyone. Keeping that smile even after missing the medal is what courage looks like. She became first Indian gymnast ever to compete in the Olympics.

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Tania Sachdev

An International Master, a Woman Grandmaster, and an Arjuna Awardee, Tania is the queen of Indian chess. The Delhi-based master is gifted with talent and good looks too.

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PV Sindhu

Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player. She became the first Indian woman to win an Olympic silver medal that she bagged at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She showed class and aggression during her matches, which got the whole nation together.

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Aditi Chauhan

Aditi is the proud footballer of Indian Woman's Football Team as well as West Ham United Ladies. She is the first ever Indian woman to play in an English league. Recently, she saved three penalties to help West Ham defeat Swindon Town.

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Sania Mirza

The current number No.1 in World Women’s Double Ranking is glamorous. She plays hard, and is spontaneous. Our first ever woman sports athlete crush is always her. She was the idol we were looking for as a child. And, she continues to make us proud on the International platform.

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Sakshi Malik

She won India bronze medal at 016 Summer Olympics in 58 Kg Category, becoming the first Indian woman to win a medal at Olympics in wrestling fouth female for Olympic medalist from the country.

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Saina Nehwal

With twenty international titles, which includes ten Superseries titles, she is *the* star. She was the second shuttler from India to maintain the No.1 rank in the world. She displays humble character and is a determined sportsperson, which also are the reasons for her immense popularity.

India's Saina Nehwal plays against China's Yihan Wang during their womens singles badminton semifinals match during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Wembley Arena August 3, 2012. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (BRITAIN  - Tags: SPORT BADMINTON SPORT OLYMPICS)

India's Saina Nehwal plays against China's Yihan Wang during their womens singles badminton semifinals match during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Wembley Arena August 3, 2012. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad (BRITAIN – Tags: SPORT BADMINTON SPORT OLYMPICS)

Mithali Raj

She is captain of the Indian Women's cricket team. This superwoman hails from Jodhpur and is a Padma Shri and Arjuna Award winner. She became the second woman cricketer in the world to score 5000 runs in One-Day International cricket last year.

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Akanksha Singh

She hails from Varanasi and is the current captain of Indian Women's National Basketball Team. She is a member of national women's team since 2004 to till date. Her three sisters have represented National Women's Basketball Team too, and one is the coach at the National Institute of Sports.

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By Tabassum Ansari

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