Born on 8th August 1994, in Manipur, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is an Indian weightlifter who competes in 48 kg category. She has represented the nation at various international events, earning numerous medals in the sport.
Won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games of 2014, held in Glasgow
Bagged a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championships of the year 2017, held in Anaheim
Chanu bagged a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games of 2018, held in Gold Coast. The Government of India honoured her with the civilian award "Padma Shri" for her astounding performance in weightlifting.
Born on 8th August 1983, Rajpal Singh is a former captain of the Indian Men’s Hockey team and plays as a forward. He became famous after performing brilliantly in 2001 Youth Asia Cup. India won the Cup at Ipoh with a seven goals and he was honored as the "Player of the Tournament".
Instrumental in India’s gold medal win at the 2007 Men’s Hockey Asia Cup, held in Chennai
Helped India win bronze medals at the 2007 and 2009Men’s Hockey Champions Challenge, held in Belgium and Salta, respectively
Earned a silver medal along with the team for India at the 2010Commonwealth Games held in Delhi
Secured a gold medal at the 2010Sultan Azlan Shah Cup event held in Malaysia
Won a bronze medal along with the team at the 2010 Asian Games held in Guangzhou
Captained the national hockey team that went on to defeat Pakistan and won the inaugural Asian Men's Hockey Champions Trophy in 2011
Received the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2011 by the Government of India
Born on 8th August 1984, Omkar Singh is an Indian shooter who has performed well in various national level shooting competitions and still contributing his best in the particular sports field. He currently serves the Indian Navy.
Gold medals in 10 m air pistol singles and pairs at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, held in Delhi
Also won a gold medal in 50 m air pistol singles at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, held in Delhi
Bagged a silver medal in 50 m air pistol pairs at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, held in Delhi
Received the prestigious “Arjuna Award” in the year 2012