Sita Sahu Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Family, Affairs & More

Sita Sahu

Real NameSita Sahu
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 150 cm
in meters- 1.5 m
in feet inches- 4’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 45 kg
in pounds- 100 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Coach/MentorSajid Masood, Usha Sahu
Awards, Honours, Achievements • 2011 Athens Special Olympics 200m Race: Bronze Medal
• 2011 Athens Special Olympics 4x400m Relay Race: Bronze Medal
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 April 1996
Age (as in 2018)22 Years
BirthplaceRewa, Madhya Pradesh
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
HometownRewa, Madhya Pradesh
SchoolNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (Chaat Vendor)
Mother- Kiran Sahu (Chaat Vendor)
Sita Sahu with her mother
SiblingsNot Known

Sita Sahu

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sita Sahu

  • Does Sita Sahu smoke ?: Not Known
  • Does Sita Sahu drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She was born into a very poor family who found difficulty in putting three meals in a day.
  • Though she was mentally challenged, she never took herself to be different from others.
  • On 8 June 2011, she, along with seven other children, went to visit the then Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, for a tea.

    Sita Sahu meeting Madhya Pradesh's Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan

    Sita Sahu meeting Madhya Pradesh’s Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan

  • On July 6 2011, she returned home from the 2011 Athens Special Olympics with two Bronze Medals; representing India in 200m race and 1600m relay race.

    Sita Sahu with her two Olympic Medals

    Sita Sahu with her two Olympic Medals

  • On Sita’s stay in Athens, her coach, Sajid Masood said,

    “the 15-day stay in Athens had transformed her completely- from a diffident and morose girl to a confident teenager. She learnt to comb her hair neatly and mingle with other participants.”

  • Due to her financial limitation and lack of support from the government, she dropped her passion for running and started earning her daily bread by selling chaats and Gol Gappa. Sita Sahu making Gol Gappas
  • After some years, the media got this news and highlighted the official’s neglect towards her. This reached the ears of the government and The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) gave her family a sum of Rs 6 lakhs and the State Government ₹3 lakh.
  • This money not only motivated her to follow her passion again but also helped her poverty-struck family. Her siblings resumed their studies and the chaat stall was upgraded with concrete walls.