Gaurika Singh Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

Gaurika Singh

Real NameGaurika Singh
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionNepalese swimmer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 155 cm
in meters- 1.55 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 1”
Weightin Kilograms- 45 kg
in Pounds- 99 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
National TeamNepal
International DebutOn 3rd August 2015 at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia.
Coach/MentorRhys Gormley, Christine Green
StrokesFreestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, medley
ClubCopthall Swimming Club
Records (main ones)• At the 19th National Open Swimming Championship, she broke 8 national records in 7 events.
• In the 2015 National Open Swimming Championship, she broke national records in all 6 events she participated.
• When she was selected for the 2016 Rio Olympics, she became the youngest Olympian in Rio at the age of 13.
Career Turning PointWhen she won Bronze Medal at the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati, India.
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 November 2002
Age (as in 2016)14 Years
Birth PlaceNepal
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownLives in London, United Knigdom
SchoolHaberdashers' Aske's School for Girls, Elstree, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Educational QualificationsStudying at Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls, Elstree, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
FamilyFather- Paras Singh
Mother- Garima Rana
Gaurika Singh with her mother
Brother- Sauren
Sisters- N/A
HobbiesMusic, Video Games, Traveling
Favourite Things
Favourite SwimmerKatinka Hosszú (Hungarian Swimmer)
Boys, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A

Gaurika Singh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gaurika Singh

  • Gaurika Singh was born in Nepal and at the age of two she moved to London along-with her family.
  • Her mother, Garima Rana, is the 1994 SLC Board Topper.
  • She takes her training at Copthall Swimming Club in London under coaches Christine Green and Rhys Gormley, who are known to have produced world-class swimmers.
  • Gaurika started competing in the Nepal Championships at the age of eleven.
  • She has won many awards and has broken many national records since the beginning of her swimming career at a very young age.
  • At the 2016, South Asian Games, she won 1 silver and 2 bronze medals.
  • According to her father, Paras Rana, Gaurika gets up at 4:00 a.m. each day.
  • In April 2015, when a massive earthquake hit the Nepal, Gaurika was in Kathmandu along-with her mother and little brother Sauren. She explains- “We were on the fifth floor of a building that we couldn’t escape from, so we sheltered under a table for 10 minutes in the middle of the room and had to go down the stairs afterwards amid the aftershocks.”
  • She contributed 200 pounds sterling (from the earnings of national championships) for the Nepal earthquake victims.
  • In June 2015, she became the Goodwill Ambassador of the Shanti Education Initiative Nepal (SEIN). Gaurika Singh Goodwill Ambassador
  • In 2016, she was selected for the Rio Olympics to represent Nepal and became the youngest Olympian in Rio.