Daughter's Day Speech

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On this Daughter’s day, we salute the leading sportswomen of India who have changed the face of sports for women in our country. There was a time when Indian women were not given much recognition in sports, but now the times have changed and taken a dramatic twist. Indian women today have travelled a long distance towards the triumph in sports. Let’s take a look at our proudest Daughters . 1. PT Usha — Queen of Indian Track and Field Pilavullakandi Thekkeparambil Usha is a name almost everyone in India would know. She is one of the most phenomenal runners of all times. This miracle girl from Kerala has been part of athletics since 1979. Her interest for running began in school when she was selected to represent India at the district…show more content…
Sonika Kaliraman — Volcanic Beauty of the Court Sonika is the only Indian woman wrestler having made it to the Asian Games. She is the daughter of former wrestler Chandgi Ram, a very well known name in the wrestling field. She was also a member of the Indian squad of the Doha Asian Games. Being a woman, Sonika gracefully followed in her father’s footsteps to keep the name of her family in the sport with pride and honour. 8. Koneru Hampi — The Master Player Koneru has been a grand master player of the game of kings. This young woman from Andhra Pradesh has held the record of the youngest women ever to become a grandmaster. At the age of fifteen when most girls were busy playing with toys, Koneru kept herself busy with strategy on a chessboard. In 2001, she won the World Junior Girls Chess Championship. She has also received many prestigious awards such as the Arjuna Award and the Padma Shri. 9. Saba Anjum — The Hockey Star Saba Anjum is a former India hockey captain and a member of the gold-winning 2010 Commonwealth Games team. She received the Padma Shri for her contribution to hockey. She represented India during the 2002 Asian Games, 2004 Asia Cup, and the 2002 and 2006 Commonwealth Games. 10. Saina Nehwal — The Smashing Player of

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