Sushila Chanu Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs & More

Sushila Chanu

Real NameSushila Chanu Pukhrambam
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian hockey player and Junior ticket collector
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 161 cm
in meters- 1.61 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 3"
Weightin Kilograms- 52 Kg
in Pounds- 115 lbs
Figure Measurements33-26-33
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutJunior World Cup, Germany (2003)
Jersey Number #27 (India)
Coach/MentorNot Known
Nature on field Aggressive
Likes to play against Australia
Favourite ShotSlap shot
Records (main ones)Not Known
Award9 January 2024: Arjuna Award
Sushila Chanu while receiving the Arjuna Award from the President of India Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi
Career Turning PointWhen under her leadership, Indian junior team won a bronze medal at the 2013 Junior World Cup in Germany.
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 February 1992
Age (as in 2017)25 Years
Birth PlaceImphal, Manipur, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownImphal, Manipur, India
SchoolLilasing Khongnang Khong High School, Imphal
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Pukhrambam Shyamsundar (Driver)
Mother- Pukhrambam Ongbi Lata Devi
Sushila Chanu with her family
Sister- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
ControversiesNot Known
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known

Sushila Chanu

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sushila Chanu

  • Does Sushila Chanu smoke?: No
  • Does Sushila Chanu drink alcohol?: No
  • Sushila was interested in sports, and her uncle suggested her to play hockey.
  • She started playing hockey at the age of 11 in 2003.
  • Since 2010, she has also been working as a junior ticket collector in Central Mumbai Railway.
  • She considers Gagan Ajit Singh as her biggest inspiration.
  • Under her leadership, Indian junior team won a bronze medal at the 2013 Junior World Cup at Mönchengladbach, Germany.
  • Once, she had a major knee injury that required knee reconstruction surgery. But, she chose the other way and with her will power, exercise and physiotherapy, she returned to training within 8 weeks.
  • She is going to lead the 16-member Indian women’s hockey team 2016 Rio Olympics.
  • She replaced Ritu Rani as the Indian skipper just few weeks before the 2016 Rio Olympics kick-off, because of her poor form and attitude issues.
  • She is regarded as the most technical sound player in the current Indian Hockey team.