Sonali Vishnu Shingate Height, Age, Family, Biography

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Age: 29 Years
Religion: Hinduism
Hometown: Mumbai

Sonali Vishnu Shingate

ProfessionKabaddi Player
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)5' 7" (170 cm)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
National DebutMaharashtra State team at the Junior National Championships in 2014
International DebutAsian Games held in Jakarta in 2018
Team PositionRaider
CoachRajesh Padave (Shiv Chhatrapati Awardee)
Rajesh Padave, coach of Sonali Vishnu Shingate
Teams played• Maharashtra State (Junior)
• National
• Ice Divas (Women's Kabaddi Challenge)
• Indian Railways
AwardShiv Chhatrapati Award (Maharashtra State Sports Award) in 2020
Sonali Vishnu Shingate receiving the Shiv Chhatrapati Award
• 13th South Asian Games at Nepal in 2019
Sonali Vishnu Shingate with the gold medal
• 18th Asian Games at Jakarta Indonesia in 2018
• 44th Inter-railway Women's Kabaddi Championship-2022
Sonali Vishnu Singate (circled) at the 44th Inter-railway Women's Kabaddi Championship 2022
• 36th Senior National Games in 2022
Sonali Vishnu Shingate (circled) at the 36th National Games
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 May 1995 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2024)29 Years
Zodiac signGemini
College/UniversityMaharshi Dayanand College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduate
Social MediaInstagram

Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Vishnu Shingate (security guard)
Mother- Homemaker
Sonali Vishnu Shingate with her parents
SiblingsBrother- Vinod Shingate
Sonali Vishnu Shingate with her brother

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Sonali Vishnu Shingate

  • Sonali Vishnu Shingate belongs to a Hindu family from the Kolhapur district, now settled in Mumbai.

    Sonali Vishnu Shingate as a young child

    Sonali Vishnu Shingate as a young child

  • She played various sports during her student days and particularly liked cricket, but did not pursue it because of financial constraints.
  • She started playing Kabaddi as it required minimum financial investment.
  • She joined the Shiv Shakti Mahila Sangha Club in Mumbai at a young age and began training under coach Rajesh Padave.

    Sonali Vishnu Shingate and team with coach Rajesh Padave (circled)

    Sonali Vishnu Shingate and team with coach Rajesh Padave (circled)

  • Even though the team lost in the quarter-final match of the Junior National Championship in 2014, Sonali’s commendable performances earned her the captaincy in the next Junior Nationals.
  • Sonali wished to join the police forces.
  • She accepted a job with the Indian Railways and joined its women’s Kabaddi team.
  • She received six medals (2 gold, 2 silver, and 2 bronze) in the inter-railway competitions, five (3 gold and 2 silver) for Indian railways in national competitions, and one gold medal for the Federation for Indian Railways.
  • In 2016, she gained popularity as part of the Ice Divas Team at the Women’s Kabaddi Challenge by Pro Kabaddi League.

    Sonali Vishnu Shingate at the Women's Kabaddi Challenge

    Sonali Vishnu Shingate at the Women’s Kabaddi Challenge

  • She has been on the national team since 2018 and has represented India in various international games such as the Asian Games.