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Sunday, Feb 23, 2020

Swapna barman

Oct 04, 2019 09:13
“I cried because I kept feeling that with a few more repetitions, a few more training camps, I could also have been an Asian medallist,” said Pranati Nayak. read more
Sep 26, 2019 22:05
The Jalpaiguri-born athlete was promised a plot of land in close proximity of the Sports Authority of India Eastern Centre in Saltlake to facilitate her training. read more
Sep 14, 2019 17:35
This year, the West Bengal athlete went on to win a silver in Doha Asian Athletics Championships while undergoing injuries in her back and knees. read more
Apr 23, 2019 22:18
Barman’s aggregate points on Tuesday was more than the 5942 she had logged while winning the gold in the last edition of the continental meet in 2017 but was less than the 6026 that she had accumulated in the Asian Games in Jakarta last year. read more
Dec 31, 2018 10:01
Here’s a look at India’s performance in sports other than cricket in 2018. read more
Nov 27, 2018 19:16
With her performance in the Asian Games (6026 points) much lower than the Olympic standards, Swapna was excluded from Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) which was revised keeping in mind of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. read more
Nov 15, 2018 20:09
Sushil Kumar, who won bronze and silver medals respectively in 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympics in 66kg freestyle category, crashed out in his first qualification bout at this year’s Jakarta Asian Games. read more
Nov 05, 2018 17:39
Swapna Barman, who became the first Indian to secure a gold medal in heptathlon at the Asian Games held earlier this year, was born with six toes in both her feet. Her plight was highlighted after she clinched the gold medal at the Jakarta Games. read more
Sep 15, 2018 19:35
They sneered that she was ‘going to Jakarta as a tourist’, says her coach. Barman opens up on her temper, her gold, and not looking like a heptathlete read more
Sep 14, 2018 13:07
Born with six toes on both her feet, Swapna Barman’s plight came to light only after she became the first Indian athlete to win an Asiad gold in heptathlon with a career-best performance in the 18th edition of the Games in Jakarta. read more
Sep 13, 2018 08:50
Fixing Swapna Barman’s body will take precedence over everything. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi has offered to treat her according to reports, but she will be flying to Mumbai. read more
Sep 12, 2018 21:19
The Tokyo Olympics may be just two years to go, but her coach Subhas Sarkar feels it’s not a realistic target for the 21-year-old and it would be wise to train eyes on defending her Asian Games gold. read more
Sep 07, 2018 21:46
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had promised Swapna Barman Rs 10 lakh and a government job a day after she scripted history by winning India’s first-ever heptathlon gold medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta. read more
Sep 07, 2018 19:05
Women cricketers in outer Delhi juggle school, tuition and housework and still find the time to practice on the field read more
Sep 04, 2018 22:13
Swapna Barman collected 6026 points, her career best, to win the gold. Her earlier best total from the seven events was 5942. The national record of 6211 still stands in the name of J J Sobha since 2004. read more