Swapna Barman Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Swapna Barman


Real NameSwapna Barman
ProfessionProfessional Athlete
Famous ForBagging Gold medal at the Asian Games 2018
Swapna Barman after winning Gold at Asian Games 2018
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-28-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Coach/MentorSubhash Sarkar
Swapna Barman with her coach
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 October 1996
Age (as in 2017) 21 Years
BirthplaceJalpaiguri, West Bengal
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownGhospara village, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal
CollegeCharuchandra College, Kolkata
Educational QualificationNot Known
Boys, Affairs, and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Panchanan Barman (Rickshaw Driver)
Mother- Basana (Worker at Tea Estate)
Swapna Barman's Family
Siblings4 (Names Not Known)
Favourite Things
Favourite SportspersonUsain Bolt
Favourite SingerLata Mangeshkar

Swapna Barman

Some Lesser Known Facts About Swapna Barman

  • Does Swapna Barman smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Swapna Barman drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She comes from a poor family. Her family’s financial problems increased when her father suffered a stroke in 2013 and got bedridden since then.
  • The athlete is said to have 6 toes in each of her foot. As per the reports, she faced problems due to her 6 toes because she could not afford an extra wide running shoe.

    Swapna Barman having 12 nails

  • Her household runs by the money Swapna gets through winning the prize money.
  • She was sponsored by the ‘GoSports’ Foundation through the ‘Rahul Dravid Athlete Mentorship Programme’ and also a financial aid was provided by ONGC with a regular stipend.
  • For the recognition of her success, she had at athletics, she was given a scholarship of ₹1.5 Lakh in 2016.
  • Swapna ranked first in the Heptathlon at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships held at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.

  • During the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships, Swapna got unconscious during the final event of 800 meters in which she stood fourth.
  • In 2017, she also won gold at Patiala Federation Cup. The athlete is said to have broken many of her own records.
  • In 2018 Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia, Swapna bagged women’s heptathlon gold (consisting: 100m, High Jump, 200m, Shot Put, Javelin Throw, Long Jump, and 800m), rising the medal tally of India’s gold in the Asian Games. She became the first Indian Heptathlete to win a gold in Asian Games.

  • She was appreciated nationwide that despite having a nagging toothache, she won a gold in her respective field.

    Swapna Barman while performing at the Asian Games 2018

  • After her win, her family celebrated her victory with great pomp and show. Everybody distributed sweets on Ghospara (her village) to celebrate the first gold of West Bengal in Heptathlon in Asian Games.

  • Even the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi congratulated Swapna for bringing gold in Heptathlon in Asian Games.

  • She is trained at the ‘Sports Authority of India, Netaji Subhas Eastern Centre,’ Salt Lake City, Kolkata.