Ritu Rani Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs & More

Ritu Rani

Real NameRitu Rani
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Football player and Income Tax Inspector
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 158 cm
in meters- 1.58 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 2"
Weightin Kilograms- 53 Kg
in Pounds- 117 lbs
Figure Measurements34-27-33
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
International DebutAsian Games in Doha (2006)
Jersey Number #14 (India)
Coach/MentorNot Known
Nature on field Aggressive
Likes to play against Australia
Favourite ShotSlap shot
Records (main ones)It was under her captaincy that the Indian women's hockey team qualified for the Olympics for the first time in 36 years since 1980.
Career Turning PointNot Known
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 December 1991 (Sunday)
Age (as of 2023)32 Years
Birth PlaceShahabad Markanda, Haryana, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownPatiala, Punjab, India
SchoolSri Guru Nanak Dev Sr. Higher Secondary School, Shahabad Markanda, Haryana
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
ControversiesShe was dropped from the captaincy and team of the Indian women's hockey team of 2016 Rio Olympics due to disciplinary issues. Though, she clarified that "The news came as a shock to me. I had no issues of fitness or attitude at all. No explanation given to me properly as to why I have been dropped."
Favourite Things
Favourite Actor Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
FianceNot Known
Ritu Rani with her fiance

Ritu Rani

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ritu Rani

  • Does Ritu Rani smoke?: No
  • Does Ritu Rani drink alcohol?: No
  • Ritu developed interest in hockey in her childhood and started training at the age of 12 in Shahbad Hockey Academy, Shahabad Markanda.
  • Initially, she worked for Indian Railways, later she started working as a Police Inspector, but she switched to an Income Tax Inspector, as she had to run around a lot in Police Inspector’s job.
  • Under her leadership, Indian hockey team qualified for the Olympics for the first time in 36 years since 1980, won a bronze model in 2013 Asia Cup in Kuala Lumpur and a bronze model in 2014 Asian Games.
  • Due to her shear talent, senior’s men’s team drag-flicker V R Raghunath suggested her name by Hockey India for the Arjuna Award.
  • She has played more than 250 international hockey matches for India.
  • She was dropped from the position of skipper and the 16-member Indian women’s hockey team for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
  • She was replaced by Sushila Chanu as the Indian skipper just few weeks before the 2016 Rio Olympics kick-off, because of her poor form and attitude issues.