Young girls see no representation of their sex at professional levels in football, and their male companions often taunt them in relation to their assumed lack of knowledge about the sport.
Here are 13 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation in 2019 and we need to pay more attention to.
Today a number of women are breaking this myth of women being bad drivers and a host of researches have proven that women are better drivers than men because they prioritise safety. Here is a list of five Indian women in Motorsports who have gone far ahead of these stereotypes.
Jemimah Rodrigues scored a grand 100 in the Kia Super League in only 51 balls, beating Lizzelle Lee’s previously held record for the quickest century in the tournament.
Jasia Akhtar also called by the name of “Jassi” by her teammate's dreams to play for the nation. She is already represented India Red and is a symbol of passion, intent, hard work, and character.
The Indian women’s hockey team secured their place in the final round of the 2020 Olympics, sealing their fate with a goal at the last minute of the game held at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium.
The whole nation rejoiced on Sunday, as PV Sindhu created history by becoming the first Indian ever to have claimed gold at the World Badminton Championships.
On Monday, Aishwarya Pissay, a Bengaluru-based biker, created history by becoming the first Indian to win a world title in motorsports.
India’s leading female wrestler Vinesh Phogat claimed her third successive gold medal at the Poland Wrestling Tournament in the 53kg category.
Six-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom on Sunday won a gold in a lop-sided 51kg bout final in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia.